Radio

On the Propaganda Report Podcast: A broad, wide ranging discussion about gun control

26 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Monica Perez on her podcast, the Propaganda Report, for an hour about a wide range of gun control issues.

(Friday, October 22, 2021)

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Media Bias

NBC’s continued obsession with criminals using machine guns, Chicago PD Season 9

26 Oct , 2021   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many, many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to commit crime. In real life, criminals generally use machine guns so rarely that a 2016 survey of prison inmates only broke down the numbers for uses in crime of handguns (11.2%), rifles (0.8%), and shotguns (1.1%).…

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Law Enforcement

When law enforcement has a chilling effect on speech: The FBI will be monitoring what parents say at school board meetings

25 Oct , 2021  

In testimony on Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland walked his earlier statements about potentially charging parents concerned about what their children are learning in schools with domestic terrorism, but he will have the FBI monitor parent behavior.

The Attorney General insists there was nothing to be worried about because the FBI would simply be monitoring what these parents say or do at school meetings.

op-ed

At Townhall: The First Rule of Gun Safety is That You Don’t Point a Gun Directly at Someone Unless You Intend to Shoot Them

25 Oct , 2021  

Here is a discussion about Alec Baldwin’s recent problems.

The first rule of gun safety is you don’t point a gun a something unless you intend to shoot it. Even if you believe the gun is unloaded, you don’t point it directly at others. 

Alec Baldwin didn’t follow basic gun safety when he accidentally shot his cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, 42.

Media Bias

More CBS Televisions shows acting like criminals are constantly using machine guns

24 Oct , 2021   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many, many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to commit crime. In real life, criminals generally use machine guns so rarely that a 2016 survey of prison inmates only broke down the numbers for uses in crime of handguns (11.2%), rifles (0.8%), and shotguns (1.1%).…

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Defensive Gun Use

Grain complex worker stops active shooter using shotgun

24 Oct , 2021   Video

This case occurred in South Central Nebraska on October 22, 2021.

A man fired from a south central Nebraska grain complex Thursday returned to the facility and started shooting at his former colleagues killing two, and injuring another according to the Nebraska State Patrol.

The gunman, identified as Max Hoskinson, 61, was shot and killed by another employee of the Agrex facility in Superior, Nebraska.

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Radio

On Michigan Talk Network: The Lies About The Fed’s Default Risk

23 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network discussed the lies about the Fed’s default risk.

(Friday, October 8, 2021, from 8:35 to 8:43 PM)

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Radio

On St Louis’ Giant KLJY: “Gun Control Myths”

22 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mike Ferguson on St. Louis’ giant 100,000-watts KLJY-FM about his book “Gun Control Myths.”

(Friday, October 15, 2021, from 9:36 to 9:48 AM)

Defensive Gun Use

Dramatic Self-defense Gun case: Colorado Man with AR-15 Rifle Chased Strangulation Victim, But Homeowner Shot Him in Face

22 Oct , 2021  

This is NOT the same John Lott who runs the CPRC, but this was too good of a defensive gun use story to pass up.

. . . “CSPD received numerous 911 calls regarding shots fired at the above location,” cops wrote on Saturday in their police blotter page. They said they found suspect John Lott, 34, shot in the face.

Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: 17 Cases During April 2021

21 Oct , 2021  

South Bend, IN, April 3, 2021 (South Bend Tribune)

The April 3 shooting death of David Austin at Donald and Webster streets has been ruled a justifiable homicide by the county prosecutor’s office and no charges will be filed in the case.

According to a news release, the 72-year-old man who apparently was the shooter was approached “in an aggressive manner” by Austin, according to a witness, despite the older man having a handgun.