3 Dec , 2014

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CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM: Discussing the increase in gun sales during November

The audio of the interview that I did with George Noory is available here.

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Gun sales on path for near record sales, Ferguson stories might be helping increase, but sales were already high for the year

The FBI NICS checks are on path for near record sales — probably hitting near 21 million this year.…


2 Dec , 2014

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CPRC in the New York Daily News: “Dangerous distortions about cops shooting black men: An oft-cited figure is based on incomplete data and questionable math”

John Lott’s newest piece at the New York Daily News starts this way:

Exaggerations have poisoned discussions about relations between blacks and the police.

“Black men between the ages of 15 and 19 are 21 times as likely as whites to be killed by a police officer,” said Chuck Todd on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.”

Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree echoed Todd.

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2 Dec , 2014

CPRC on Bill Martinez Live: Discussing Ferguson fall out

John Lott was on the Bill Martinez Live to discuss the fall out after the Ferguson verdict was released (show went from 9:20 to 9:45 AM, Tuesday, December 2, 2014).  Martinez’s show airs in over 250 markets.
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