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CPRC in the Philadelphia Inquirer: “For more Americans, owning a gun = safety”

22 Jul , 2015  

This piece by John Lott has been carried in some newspapers across the US: Newsday (Long Island and NYC, NY), Charlotte Observer (NC), Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN); Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI), Omaha World Herald (NE), Fresno Bee (CA),  Providence Journal (RI), Duluth News Tribune (MN), Palm Beach Post (FL), Tulsa World (OK),  Athens Banner-Herald (GA), Fayetteville Observer (AR), Lima News (Lima, Ohio), Montana Standard (Butte, MT), Daily Journal (IN), Bradenton Herald (FL), Grand Island Independent (NE),  Great Falls Tribune (MT), Valley News (VT), The Sentinel (Hanford, CA).  …

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CPRC in other radio interviews on dangers of gun-free zones

22 Jul , 2015  

John Lott talked to the Michigan Talk Network on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 6:45 to 6:52 AM.

 

John Lott spoke to the Christian radio network “The World” on Wednesday, July 22.

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CPRC at Fox News: “Older people need guns, too”

21 Jul , 2015  

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Have you ever thought of letting someone else manage your finances?  If President Obama has his way, Social Security recipients who have trouble managing their finances will be banned from buying a gun.

If Social Security were to start classifying these people as “mentally defective,” some 4.2 million Social Security recipients could be affected – about 10 percent of all people 65 and older.

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CPRC discussing Gun-free zones for the military: Lars Larson Show, Larry Elder Show, and others

20 Jul , 2015  

CPRC Fellow Jack McCauley debated Ari Freilich, a staff attorney with the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, on Southern California’s public radio station KPCC’s Air Talk to discuss the ban on guns for military personnel. (Monday, July 20th, 2015 from 2:20 to 2:40 PM)

CPRC’s John Lott discussed the issue on the Lars Larson Show on Thursday, July 16th, 2015 from 7:20 to 7:30 PM

CPRC’s John Lott discussed the issue on the Larry Elder Show on Friday, July 17th, 2015 from 3:20 to 3:30 PM

CPRC’s John Lott discussed the issue on South Florida’s WFTL on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

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CPRC on the Michigan Talk Radio Network

20 Jul , 2015  

CPRC’s John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on a variety of issues over the last several weeks

Tuesday, June 30th: Discussing what implications the Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage ruling might have for gun ownership

Wednesday, July 8th: City of Chicago suit against gun stores

Tuesday, July 14th: The new CPRC study on concealed handgun permits

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Governors in six states quickly order National Guardsmen to be armed, but even these soldiers will be disarmed on federal property

19 Jul , 2015  

Governors in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Indiana moved quickly over the weekend to allow their national guard troops being able to protect themselves.  Unfortunately, however, these national guard troops will still be disarmed on federal owned or leased property.  From the Military Times:

Governors in at least a half-dozen states ordered National Guardsmen to be armed in the wake of an attack on two military facilities in Tennessee, and Florida Gov.

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CPRC interviewed by Sinclair Broadcasting: “Chattanooga shooting reopens debate over military personnel regulations”

18 Jul , 2015  

Here is part of an article from the Sinclair Broadcast Group and WJLA in Washington, DC that quoted John Lott (both from his article at Fox News and the reporter interviewing him):

. . . “Army regulations are very clear stating that personnel cannot have firearms during their official duties,” Dr.

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CPRC in the New York Daily News: “Chattanooga shooting renews debate over military gun-free zones”

17 Jul , 2015  

John Lott was interviewed for a news story in the New York Daily News:

. . . Even if soldiers couldn’t have ended Muhammed Youssef Abdulazeez’s attack as he ambushed them from a car, the sight of weapons could have deterred him, John R. Lott Jr., president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told The News.

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CPRC interviewed by Real Clear Policy: “The Rise of Concealed Carry” UPDATE: Drudge Report Covers our results!

17 Jul , 2015  

Courtney Such, with Real Clear Policy, interviewed John Lott.  Their discussion starts here:

How many people are licensed to carry concealed guns in your state? The Crime Prevention Research Center has released a paper with the numbers, finding that the number of permit holders has risen 15.4 percent in the last year alone.

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CPRC at Fox News: “Chattanooga shootings: Why should we make it easy for killers to attack our military?”

16 Jul , 2015  

John Lott’s latest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Thursday saw yet another tragic attack in a gun-free zone.  Four Marines were murdered.  Others were injured.

Watching the coverage on television Thursday, it was hard to ignore the gun-free zone sign on the front door of the recruiting station. It was surrounded by bullet holes.

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