8 May , 2015

CPRC on Lars Larson to discuss the aftermath of the Baltimore Riots

John Lott talked to Lars Larson about the aftermath of the Baltimore riots on Monday, May 4th from 6:20 to 6:30.

7 May , 2015

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CPRC in the New York Daily News: “Hillary Clinton’s dishonest crime dodge”

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

It is easy to forget that, in 1991, the U.S. murder rate was well over twice what it is today. In a speech last week at Columbia University, Hillary Clinton demonstrated she doesn’t understand that ending what she called the “era of Mass Incarceration” will endanger lives.


7 May , 2015

CPRC on the Sportsman Channel: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Gun Buyback

John Lott talked to the Sportsman Channel 5:15 to 5:24 PM EDT on Friday, May 1st.

Their description of the interview: “In April, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut introduced the ‘Support Assault Firearm Elimination and Education of our (SAFER) Streets Act.’ The bill offers a tax credit of up to $2,000 for turning in ‘assault weapons’ to local police.…

6 May , 2015

CPRC on the Michigan Talk Network: Discuss the Terrorist Attack in Garland, Texas and Bloomberg’s groups continued unwilling to debate

John Lott talked to Steve Gruber at the Michigan Talk Network on Tuesday, May 5th from 6:45 to 6:51 AM.

6 May , 2015

3D Printed Guns

CPRC at Fox News: “Designer of 3-D-printed gun challenges feds to Constitutional duel”

John Lott was interviewed by Fox News about the Obama administration’s latest attempts to ban computer files that allow 3D printers to print guns.  This isn’t just plastic printers.  The metal 3D printers can produce a gun that is identical in many ways to a gun that you could buy at the store.  …


2 May , 2015

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CPRC at Investors Business Daily: The same people who want to disarm police also want to disarm poor blacks

John Lott’s newest piece at Investors Business Daily:

Police aren’t always there to protect people — not in Baltimore, not in Ferguson and not when the average person has to confront a criminal.

This is particularly true in the poorest sections of town. Even police with the best response times seldom arrive until after the crime has been committed and the assailant has run off.

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2 May , 2015

Letter to the editor in the Wisconsin State Journal

Correcting the record on David Hemenway’s claim that academics support gun control

David Hemenway wrote an op-ed that was originally published in the Los Angeles Times and then picked up in many other newspapers.  The Los Angeles Times was unwilling to publish a letter that the CPRC sent in, but the Wisconsin State Journal did publish the letter in their Sunday, May 3rd paper.…