31 Aug , 2015

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Gun Control Organizations and Left Wing Media Try to Intimidate CPRC Academic Board of Advisors

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) has spent some time putting together contact information for the CPRC’s academic board of advisors and the deans of their schools (see here and here).  The notion is that they think that they can intimidate all these prestigious academics into hiding.  Media Matters and other gun control media have tried getting others  to join in getting people to contact the deans of our academic advisors.  …


29 Aug , 2015

NewsMax TV's Daily Wrap Aug 28, 2015

CPRC on NewsMax TV’s The Daily Wrap to discuss the latest push for gun control after the shooting of journalists in Virginia

John Lott appeared on NewsMax TV’s The Daily Wrap to discuss the latest debate in gun control after the shooting of the journalists in Virginia (Friday, August 28, 2015, 6:05 to 6:09 PM).


28 Aug , 2015

Bohannon Mornings

CPRC on America in the Morning with Jim Bohannon on a variety of gun issues.

John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about recent research claiming to find relationship gun ownership and the safety of police, the huge increase in the number of concealed handgun permits, and President Obama’s push on stopping some people on Social Security from owning guns (August 18, 2015).

Audience size 2.75+ million.…


28 Aug , 2015

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CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM to discuss Walmart’s decision to stop selling “assault weapons” and the aftermath of the Virginia shooting

John Lott talked to George Noory about Walmart no longer selling AR-15s and other “assault weapons” as well as the aftermath of the shooting of the TV reporters in Virginia (Friday, August 28th, 2015 from 1:15 to 2 AM).

Audience size 2.75+ million



28 Aug , 2015

Burglarly suspect Paster OK

Concealed handgun permit holders stop crimes in Oklahoma and Canton, Ohio

The Oklahoman on a paster shooting someone who broke into his church in Oklahoma City:

The pastor of a northeast Oklahoma City church shot at a man Wednesday after the man burglarized the church, Oklahoma City police said. Police arrested a man shortly afterward. . . .

Oklahoma City police Lt.

28 Aug , 2015

CBS Evening News with Lott

CPRC on the CBS Evening News to Discuss the Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

John Lott talked to Jeff Glor on CBS’s Evening News about guns (Thursday, August 27th, 2015, 6:45 to 6:47 PM).

. . . John Lott, the president of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” says he does not buy the idea that gun violence should be treated as a public health issue.


28 Aug , 2015

Malzberg Show with John Lott

CPRC on NewsMax TV to discuss the new push for so-called “expanded background checks”

John Lott was on NewsMax TV’s Steve Malzberg’s Show (Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 7:34 to 7:40 PM).

In the wake of Wednesday’s shooting of two journalists in Virginia, one crime expert is calling out people who claim banning firearms helps reduce violence.

“Maybe they’ve heard of Switzerland, which has a higher gun possession rate than we have here in the United States.

27 Aug , 2015

Ave Maria Radio

CPRC on Ave Maria Radio Network, Kresta in the Afternoon, to discuss the shooting in Virginia and its aftermath

John Lott talked to Al Kresta from the Ave Maria Radio Network about the Virginia shooting and its aftermath on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 from 5:20 to 5:30 PM EDT.

27 Aug , 2015

Radio America

CPRC on Radio America to talk about Secretary of State John Kerry signing the UN Arms Trade Treaty

John Lott talked to Greg Corombos about Secretary of State John Kerry signing the UN Arms Trade Treaty and what it means for the US and the world (Thursday, August 27, 2015).

World Net Daily has this discussion:

“The point of this is just to try to reduce legitimate gun ownership in other countries.

27 Aug , 2015

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CPRC on Baltimore’s WBAL to talk about the shooting of the journalists in Virginia

John Lott talked with Clarence M. Mitchell on Baltimore’s big 50,000 watt station, WBAL, to discuss the shooting of the journalists in Virginia (Thursday, August 27, 2015, 9:35 to 9:45 AM).