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With the NRA convention coming to Nashville in three weeks, what are the restaurants and bars where permit holders are welcome?

24 Mar , 2015  

(Picture of the tourist area of Nashville)

While concealed handgun permit holders will be allowed to carry at the convention center for their annual meeting, there are many restaurants and bars around the convention center that don’t allow people to carry.  With the NRA convention just weeks away, the CPRC canvassed the restaurants on Broadway and 2nd Avenue in what is the tourist district of Nashville, an area that is right next to the new convention center where the NRA annual convention will be held.  …

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Concealed handgun permit holder stops gunman at barbershop

24 Mar , 2015  

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More information on who the Obama administration has been targeting through “Operation Choke Point”

24 Mar , 2015  

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CPRC in the Idaho Statesman: Discussing the increase in concealed handgun permits and what it means

23 Mar , 2015  

From an article by Bill Dentzer in the Idaho Statesman:

. . . The move toward “shall-issue” accelerated in the mid-1980s. Florida became a shall-issue state in 1987, and now has 1.3 million concealed carry permit holders – roughly 10 percent of the national number, according to John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center, a pro-gun research group in Washington, D.C.

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CPRC on Fox News: Chicago’s Crime Problems

22 Mar , 2015  

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John Lott talks to John Stossel on what Rahm Emanuel has done to Chicago’s police department.


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Former Maryland state police Captain and new CPRC Fellow Jack McCauley on Fox & Friends

22 Mar , 2015  


CPRC’s research on concealed handguns is discussed here, though we are going to have to work with Jack a little bit to get the name right!

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How criminals think: Criminals go after easier, less risky targets

21 Mar , 2015  

Regarding a murder by three young men in Philadelphia:

. . .The cold-hearted teens and a 14-year-old boy targeted 51-year-old James Stuhlman for a robbery after they tired of playing basketball, police Captain James Clark told reporters. . . .

The 14-year-old faces lesser charges and has cooperated with detectives, police said.

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Florida permit holder saves woman who was being brutally beaten

20 Mar , 2015  

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From WPTV NBC Channel 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida:

That’s when witnesses say Anderson stepped in to help.

“He saw a woman being attacked at night, and he went to her aid. In my opinion I think he did the right thing,” the sheriff says.

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CPRC on the Steve Malzberg TV Show to discuss the DOJ Report on Racism in the Ferguson Police Dept

20 Mar , 2015  

John Lott’s interview with Steve Malzberg is available here.

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CPRC in Investors’ Business Daily: Ferguson Justice Department Report Misleads On Racism

20 Mar , 2015  

John Lott has expanded his previous discussion in the New York Post with some additional data that he didn’t have room for in that piece.

Most seem to accept the Obama administration’s claim that the Ferguson police department is a hotbed of racism.

As President Obama asserted last Thursday:

“There was a whole structure (in Ferguson), according to the Justice Department report, that indicated both racism and just a disregard for what law enforcement’s supposed to do.

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