19 Jul , 2019

On The Reality Check with Charles Butler: The dangers of Gun-Free Zones and other Gun-Control

Dr. Lott talks with host Charles Butler about the real dangers of gun-free zones and other gun-control laws.

Monday, July 1, 2019 (2:20pm-3:00pm)


18 Jul , 2019

Even in Chicago, views on guns are starting to change: When police can’t protect people, what do you do?

In January of this year, when he was running to be mayor of Chicago, State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) acknowledged the obvious:

Many young people in these neighborhoods carry a gun because —out of fear and a lack of trust that the police will protect them—they feel they need to take matters into their own hands and carry a gun.

18 Jul , 2019

Is Twitter trying to silence conservatives? Twitter locks John Lott’s account

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about Twitter locking Lott’s account for tweeting about the New Zealand mosque killer’s political views.

“Twitter has locked my account. I can’t post anything or read messages from other users. The reason? In March, I tweeted that the perpetrator of the New Zealand mosque shooting was ‘a socialist, environmentalist, who hates capitalists & free trade.’ I also wrote that the killer believed his attack would ‘lead to more gun control’ in New Zealand and the United States.“

Here are the first 7 minutes of the 9 minute interview.…


17 Jul , 2019

On the Bill Martinez National Radio Show: Twitter blocks John Lott for telling the truth about New Zealand shooter

Dr. John Lott talks with Bill Martinez about Twitter’s inconsistent and biased terms of use and guidelines. Dr. Lott was blocked from Twitter, initially without any real explanation. Dr. Lott explains his communication with Twitter about this and their censorship of conservatives.

Friday, July 12, 2019 (10:06am-10:15am)



16 Jul , 2019

On the Larry Elder Show on Twitter Locking out John Lott’s Account and our op-ed in the Washington Post on the Virginia Beach attack

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Elder on his national radio show about Twitter locking out John Lott’s account and our op-ed in the Washington Post on the Virginia Beach attack.

(Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:20 to 7:40 PM)


16 Jul , 2019

Crime Prevention Research Center will be at Freedomfest in Las Vegas in July

More information on Freedomfest is available here.

















16 Jul , 2019

Fresno County Sheriff in California tries to encourage people in her county to get concealed handgun permits

Getting a concealed handgun permit in California is difficult. In most counties, the strict, 16-hour training requirement and high fees aren’t the biggest obstacles. The biggest difficulty is simply convincing local law enforcement to agree that you have a legitimate reason to get a permit.

Mims said she’s tried to encourage people to apply for CCW licenses since she was elected sheriff in 2006.

15 Jul , 2019

On the Mark Levin Show to discuss Twitter Locking out John Lott’s Account

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Levin on his national radio show about Twitter locking out John Lott’s account.

Mark Levin: “John Lott, the expert on crime, crime prevention, handguns, and the 2nd Amendment.”

(Thursday, July 11, 2019, 8:35 to 8:44 PM)

Mark Levin’s radio show is heard weekly by 10 million people.…


14 Jul , 2019

On Denver’s KNUS to talk about everything from Twitter locking John Lott’s account to Red Flag Laws

Dr. John Lott talked to Peter Boyles on Denver’s KNUS about Twitter locking Lott’s account, California’s background checks on ammunition purchases, Chicago low arrest rate for murders, and Red Flag laws.

(Wednesday, July 10, 2019, from 9:05 to 9:45 AM)

Part 1



13 Jul , 2019

In the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Gun Control in Virginia’s Special Legislative Session

Dr. John Lott and State Sen. Dick Black (R-Loudoun) have a short discussion in the Richmond Times-Dispatch about the special legislative session this past week on gun control.

The tragedy at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center fits an all too familiar pattern — yet another mass shooting in a place the victims were banned from carrying guns.