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Talks in Missoula, Montana tonight

4 Dec , 2019  

Nikki Goeser and John Lott will talk tonight in Missoula, Montana. They will speak about the statistics concerning universal background checks and “red flag” laws, according to the MSSA. This event will occur at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.…

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At Townhall.com: The Futility of Gun Regulations: From Ghost Guns to Background Checks

3 Dec , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com that starts way:

It seems obvious: Restrict gun access and people will be safer. Everything from gun bans to background checks keep being pushed as the solutions.

But theory and practice don’t always match.  Too often restrictions don’t stop criminals and only disarm law-abiding citizens, particularly poor minorities.

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CPRC getting attention in Poland

1 Dec , 2019  

Since Dr. John Lott addressed members of the Polish parliament early last year, the Crime Prevention Research Center’s research has been getting some attention.

Take our recent work on assault weapons, where we showed that the types of guns used in murders that were covered by the ban actually fell after the ban ended.…

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On NewsMax TV’s America Talks Live about Chicago’s Crime Rate

30 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to John Cardillo on NewsMax TV’s America Talks Live about Chicago’s crime problems. This was a particularly long interview for NewsMax, but as of right now we only have the audio from the interview.

(Wednesday, November 27, 2019, from 2:25 to 2:38 PM)

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On the Financial Survival Network to discuss why gun control fails

29 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Kerry Lutz on the Financial Survival Network about why gun control fails.

(Wednesday, November 27th, 2019)

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss what the 2020 elections will mean for gun control

27 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about what the 2020 elections will mean for gun control.

(Wednesday, November 27, 2019, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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Television Show Bias Against Guns: CBS’s Bull has child fatally shooting brother

24 Nov , 2019   Video

CBS’s Bull continues its consistent bias against gun ownership (previous shows during Season 3 include this episode). In Season 4, episode 8, the episode fits gun control advocates claims about the dangers of guns in the home, particularly their assertions about the risks of children getting a hold of guns. We think that the focus here is to greatly exaggerate the risks of having guns in the home.…

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On the Kings Report to discuss Red Flag Laws and Mass Public Shootings

23 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to the Kings Report about Red Flag laws and Mass Public Shootings.

(Friday, November 22, 2019)

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New Research on Red Flag Laws: Do they save lives? Reduce homicides or suicides?

22 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott and, our research director, Carlisle Moody have new research on the impact of Red Flag laws on homicides and suicides.

Abstract

Seventeen states have passed Red Flag or Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws which allow police, family members, individuals living in the same residence, and others to file a petition for a court order temporarily seizing the firearms of persons accused to be a danger to themselves or others.

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On Armed American Radio to discuss the school shooting in California and the Supreme Court decision on the Sandy Hook Lawsuit against Remington

21 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on Armed American Radio to discuss the school shooting in California and the Supreme Court decision on the Sandy Hook Lawsuit against Remington.

(Sunday, November 17, 2019, from 8:05 to 8:30 PM)

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