Radio

On Chicago’s WLS: Is violent crime largely about guns?

27 Jul , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to John Howell on Chicago’s WLS to discuss Lott’s piece at Real Clear Investigation: Despite What Biden Says, Guns Factor In Only A Small Percentage Of Violent Crimes.

(Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 7:35 to 7:45 PM)

,

Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Washington Examiner, Seeking Alpha, PJ Media, Real Clear Politics, Just the News, and much more

27 Jul , 2021  

Economist and gun rights advocate John Lott wrote the successful and breakthrough book More Guns, Less Crime in 1998, and the anti-gun Left has never forgiven him for it.

Anti-gunners refuse to appear with the author, speaker, numbers cruncher, and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center on TV, radio, or any other medium.

Radio

On Chicago’s most listened to morning radio show AM 560: On the January 6th Capitol Riot, violence in Chicago, and the gun control debate

26 Jul , 2021   Video

Crime Prevention Research Center’s John Lott Jr. on Jan 6. Capitol Riot, violence in Chicago, and the gun control debate.

(Wednesday, July 7, 2021, my portion of the )…

,

Original Research

Less than 0.1% of guns are used in crime in any given year

26 Jul , 2021  

The National Crime Victimization Survey, in the latest year that it is available, 2019, shows that firearms were used 440,830 incidents for rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults (Table 25). The FBI Uniform Crime Reports shows that firearms were used in 10,258 murders. Some put the number of gun in the US at around 400 million, if you assume that on average each criminal firearm is used in two different crimes, a definite underestimate, only about 0.056% of firearms are used in a crime in any given year.…

Radio

On The Lars Larson Show: Is violent crime largely about guns?

26 Jul , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on both his Northwest and National radio shows to discuss Lott’s piece at Real Clear Investigation: Despite What Biden Says, Guns Factor In Only A Small Percentage Of Violent Crimes.

(Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 5:35 to 5:44 PM)

The Northwest show appears on 21 radio stations, including KVI in Seattle, KXL in Portland, and KXLY in Spokane, with about 350,000 listeners.…

,

Featured

On Virginia’s Giant 50,000-watt WRVA: Discussing the Gun Control Group’s Commencement Hoax

25 Jul , 2021  

Dr. John Lott appeared Jeff Katz Show on the 50,000-watt WRVA to talk about the high school commencement hoax perpetrated by gun control activists.

(Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 4:05 pm to 4:17 pm ET).

,

Television

On One America News’ Tipping Point: Judge Rules Gun Manufacturers can be Sued for any Harm

25 Jul , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott appeared on One America News’ Tipping point about a lawsuit that a judge has approved against Smith & Wesson. Gun control advocates have been trying these lawsuits for decades. A discussion of these lawsuits is available here. This is about half of the interview.

(Friday, July 16, 2021)…

,

Television

On NewsMax’s National Report: Biden Holds Meeting to Curb Gun Violence

24 Jul , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott appeared on NewsMax’s National Reports along with former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to discuss Biden efforts to crack down gun violence.

Governor Walker: “Well, I have been watching Dr. Lott’s data for years, his research is impeccable and he is exactly right.”

(Tuesday, July 13, 2021, from 11:14 to 11:18 AM)…

Assault Weapon Ban, Joe Biden

Updated: Biden says he wants to ban semi-automatic guns, including handguns

24 Jul , 2021   Video

Biden: “Actually, crime is down; gun violence and murder rates are up. Guns. I’m the only guy that ever got passed legislation when I was a senator, that made sure we eliminated assault weapons. The idea you need a weapon that can have the ability to fire 20, 30, 40, 50, 120 shots from that weapon — whether it’s a — whether it’s a 9-millimeter pistol or whether it’s a rifle — is ridiculous.

, ,

Radio

On the Vicki McKenna Show: Gun-Death Hoax Faked The Facts, Which The Media Echoed

24 Jul , 2021  

Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show that covers Wisconsin to talk about the high school commencement hoax perpetrated by gun control activists.

(Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 4:35 to 4:52 PM)

,