20 Feb , 2019

At Townhall.com: Gun Control Advocates Use Aurora Shooting to Call for More Background Checks

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on the shooting this past Friday at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois. His piece starts this way:

On Friday, another mass public shooting occurred in yet another gun-free zone. In fact, the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, where five people were killed on Friday, clearly displays a “no guns” sign on its front door.

19 Feb , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Why do Democrats keep pushing Universal Background Checks as a way to stop Mass Public Shootings?

Dr. John Lott speaks with host Steve Gruber about the Aurora mass public shooting that took place recently at the Henry Pratt Company.

(Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:45am-6:52am)

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18 Feb , 2019

On DC’s WMAL to discuss the Aurora mass public shooting at Henry Pratt Co.

Dr. John Lott was on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall to discuss the mass public shooting at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, IL.

 

 

 

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17 Feb , 2019

Why do Democrats keep pushing Universal Background Checks as a way to stop Mass Public Shootings?

Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) pushes gun background checks on private transfers because “We Could Have Parkland at Any Time,” but there is not 1 mass public shooting this century that would have been stopped by this law. So why do gun controllers keep pushing it as a solution?

As usual, this interviewer on CNN refuses to ask a tough question.…

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17 Feb , 2019

In the Las Vegas Review-Journal: “Guns on the agenda in Carson City”

Dr. John Lott has a new piece in the Sunday Las Vegas Review-Journal about the new gun control law just signed by Gov. Steve Sisolak. The piece starts this way.

Everyone wants to stop dangerous criminals or people with serious mental illness from having guns. We feel that as strongly as ever on the one-year anniversary last week of the Parkland high school attack.

16 Feb , 2019

CPRC in the News: Pittsburg Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Tallahassee Democrat, Reno Gazette-Journal, KDKA, and many others

 

Tallahassee Democrat, February 22, 2019

Currently, teachers in 28 states can carry firearms, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a conservative nonprofit organization. District approval is required in most states and restrictions and training requirements vary. . . .

 

The Oswegonian, February 15, 2019

There are currently 28 states that allow teachers to carry firearms, according to a conservative nonprofit organization called the Crime Prevention Research Center.

15 Feb , 2019

Yet another Mass Public Shooting in another Gun-free zone: at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois

“Did you ever see him with guns at work?” the anchors asked Probst [an employee at the company] about the shooter.

“No. We are not even supposed to have any guns at work.” He said.

— ABC Channel 7, WLS, Chicago

Reportedly, five were murdered in the attack at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois.…

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15 Feb , 2019

Some Congressmen use CPRC info during the mark up of the Universal Background Check bill

Congressmen Collins (ranking member), Gaetz, and Gohmert were among those who used Crime Prevention Research Center research during the mark up of the Universal Background Check bill (that covers background checks on private transfers of guns).

Congressman Doug Collins is using a CPRC analysis on concealed handgun permit holders from about five years ago.…

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14 Feb , 2019

On Dana Loesch’s Relentless: Distortions and Misinformation in Anti-2A Firearms Studies

President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, John Lott, joins Dana to debunk the false information and cherry-picked statistics put out by Everytown for Gun Safety.

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13 Feb , 2019

CPRC testifies before Pittsburgh City Council on gun-control: Universal Background Checks, Red Flag Laws, etc…

Dr. Lott testified before the Pittsburgh City Council about a range of gun control laws that they are considering and offers a compromise in the debate on how to fix the Background Check System if they truly want Universal Background Checks. A compromise that seems to be ignored. Notice the behavior of Councilman Bruce Kraus at the end of the video.…

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