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CPRC on KTSA in San Antonio to talk about the Shooting of the Reporter and Cameraman in Virginia

26 Aug , 2015  


John Lott talked to KTSA’s Jack Riccardi about the horrible shooting in Virginia on Wednesday morning and what it means for the calls today for more gun control  (Wednesday, August 26th, 2015, 7:07 to 7:15 PM).

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CPRC on the Michigan Talk Radio Network to discuss the First Anniversary of the UN Arms Trade Treaty

26 Aug , 2015  

John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about this past week’s first annual meeting of the nations that have ratified the 2014 Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) (Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 7:18 to 7:25 AM).

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14-year-old saves his twin younger brothers as two young men break into home

25 Aug , 2015  

From KSNV (News channel 3 in Las Vegas, video available at link):

. . . Two young men are caught on surveillance video breaking in to Kieawa Mason’s home.

His 14-year-old son, Andrew, and his younger twins were the only ones home. Andrew and his siblings were trained not to answer when anyone knocked.

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CRPC accounts for 6 of the 8 most downloaded criminology studies at the Social Science Research Network

24 Aug , 2015  

With over 225,000 economists, law professors, business school professors, political scientists and criminologists from around the world, the Social Science Research Network research network contains the most downloaded set of research papers.  The CRPC has six of the top eight most downloaded criminology papers on the site.  Two of the top three downloaded studies are different versions of the same paper written with Bill Landes from the University of Chicago who is the chairman of the CPRC’s Board of Academic Advisors.  …

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CPRC on Aljazeera America’s Inside Story to discuss background check and gun free zones

24 Aug , 2015  

John Lott was interviewed by Del Walters on Aljazeera America’s Inside Story to discuss background check and gun free zones.  August 10th, 2015

 

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CPRC on The Price of Business to discuss Gun-Free Zones

24 Aug , 2015  

Host Kevin Price and guest Dr. John Lott Jr. discuss Lott’s opinion piece at Fox News “Gun Free Zones are Killing Americans ” on this segment of the Price of Business.

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CPRC in newspapers and other media around the country over the last month

22 Aug , 2015  

We don’t usually keep track of the local media coverage the CPRC receives or even all the national coverage, but here are some examples of the type of media coverage that the CPRC has received over the past month.  Of course, John Stossel’s recent column on the CPRC was picked up in dozens of newspapers across the US.  …

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Dramatic cases in last few days of concealed handgun permit holders stopping violent crime

21 Aug , 2015  

Chicago (August 20, 2015):

. . . At 10:05 p.m., a 24-year-old man was with a woman in the 7400 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood when they were approached by two men who said they were robbing them and had a gun, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

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Gun sales soar in Maine ahead of Constitutional Carry being enacted

20 Aug , 2015  

CPRC has shown the huge increase in the number of concealed handgun permits in the US, rising from 4.6 million in 2007 to 12.8 million earlier this year.  One question though is whether people with permits already own guns or whether this represents a change in the number of people with guns.  …

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CPRC on the Jim Bohannon radio show to discuss new claims about police deaths and gun ownership

19 Aug , 2015  

John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about the new claim that gun ownership supposedly increases murders of police (Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 10:05 to 11:00 PM).

Jim has a radio audience of over 2.75 million people.