Defensive Gun Use, Original Research

At Real Clear Investigations: There Are Far More Defensive Gun Uses Than Murders in America. Here’s Why You Rarely Hear of Them.

22 Sep , 2021  

While Americans know that guns take many innocent lives every year, many don’t know that firearms also save them.

While Americans know that guns take many innocent lives every year, many don’t know that firearms also save them.

On May 15, an attacker at an apartment complex in Fort Smith, Ark., fatally shot a woman and then fired 93 rounds at other people before a man killed him with a bolt-action rifle.

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Radio

On Armed American Radio: What Democrats may be hiding in the anti-gun amendments in upcoming budget bills

21 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on Armed American Radio about what Democrats may be hiding in the anti-gun amendments in upcoming budget bills. They talked about Lott’s piece with Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) titled: Democrats Could Again Try To Abuse ‘Terror Watch List’ To Infringe On Second-Amendment Rights.…

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Radio

On the Michigan Talk Network: Vote Fraud Problems with Mail-in Ballots

20 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how the claimed fixes for mail-in vote fraud problems don’t really solve the problems.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 8:33 to 8:44 AM)

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Vote Fraud

A review of Pennsylvania and Nevada show that tens of thousands more votes were counted than people who were officially recorded as voting

20 Sep , 2021  

These news stories haven’t gotten more than local media attention, but startling findings show a gap between the number of votes counted and the number of people officially recorded as voting. Unlike Pennsylvania and Nevada, North Carolina had only a difference of 50 votes. Work is being done in other states by the non-profit Voter Reference Foundation (VRF), but here are the local news media write-ups on these numbers.…

Radio

On St Louis’ Giant KLJY: Discussing California’s Recall Election and the Exploding Number of People on the Terror Watch List

19 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mike Ferguson on St. Louis’ giant 100,000-watts KLJY-FM about California’s Recall Election and the exploding number of people on the Terror Watch List.

(Wednesday, September 15, 2021, from 9:05 to 9:21 AM)

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Racist Arguments by Control Advocates

State of New York Relies on Past Racist Court to argue for Discretionary Concealed Handgun Laws where people must provide a “good reason” to obtain a permit

19 Sep , 2021  

The State of New York has put in its response in the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen case that will be heard in November. The New York state response brief starts off making this point:

“In 1897, this Court said that it had already long been ‘well-recognized’ that ‘the right of the people to keep and bear arms (art.…

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Research

Our paper forthcoming in the journal Economics, Law, and Policy: Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

18 Sep , 2021  

Our research by Dr. John Lott and Professor Carl Moody titled “Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?” is forthcoming in the journal Economics, Law, and Policy’s December issue.

For those who wish to replicate our research, all the files are available here:

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Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Fox News, The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Texas Insider, CNS News, and more

18 Sep , 2021  

“If Biden is allowed to impose regulations without a vote by Congress simply because he decides it helps ‘public safety,’ there is no limit to what he can do,” gun advocate John R. Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told Fox News. “He could use this same reasoning to impose any gun control regulation that he wanted.”

Radio

On New York City’s WVOX: Biden’s judicial confirmations and Lott’s book “Gun Control Myths”

17 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mathew Mari on New York’s WVOX radio about Biden’s judicial confirmations and Lott’s book “Gun Control Myths.”

(September 9, 2021, from 3:20 to 3:50 PM)

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Television

One America News: Abuse Of Watchlists Could Lead To Curbs On Second Amendment Rights

16 Sep , 2021   Video

Crime Prevention Research Center President Dr. John Lott tells One America News the terror watchlist now includes about two million names, is growing rapidly and could soon be used as a back door means to limit Second Amendment rights for many law abiding Americans. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.…

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