Christy Stutzman, the mom of a high schooler and the wife of Congressman Marlin Stutzman, announced the formation of a new organization called “Mothers Against Gun-Free Zones.” From her piece in today’s Washington Times:
. . . My No. 1 priority is to know with assurance that my son will be kept safe in every way and that, if attacked, he will have the ability and freedom to defend himself.
John Lott talked to Glenn Beck about President Obama’s views on guns (Tuesday, October 7, 2015). Lott’s discussion starts after the speech by Obama at 5:15 into the segment. Sorry that we didn’t have the audio before now.
Beck: “The best source on gun stats and everything, if you are trying to make an argument with someone, the best place to go is start with John.”
Glenn Beck’s show is heard by over 7 million people.…
John Lott talked to Mike Rosen on Denver’s giant KOA to discuss the Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham recent article on concealed handgun laws (Thursday, October 28, 2015 from 4:05 to 5:00 PM EDT).
John Lott appeared on KABC’s Doug McIntyre on McIntyre In The Morning to discuss LA’s newest gun control regulations that mandate guns be stored locked or disabled (Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 8:35 to 8:42 AM PDT).
CPRC’s Dr. John Lott speaks with show host Greg Garrison about the benefits of concealed carry and the dangers of gun-free zones Oct 27, 2015 (11:05 to 11:30 AM). They discussed a restaurant in Indianapolis that had suffered four recent robberies and is now offering discounts to permit holders who eat there.…
CPRC President Dr. John Lott talks with The Steve Gruber Show. PEW Research has shown that firearm homicides have declined significantly since the 90’s. Dr. Lott explains that gun ownership is on the rise. Gun sales in 2014 doubled since 2006. The number of concealed carry permit holders has tripled from 4.6 million in 2007 to 13 million currently.…
Dallas Morning News,
The problem the Legislature was trying to fix was best identified by John Lott, economist and founder of the Crime Prevention Research Center, when he pointed out that, “There are only two mass public shootings since at least 1950 that have not been part of some other crime where at least four people have been killed in an area where civilians are generally allowed to have guns.” .
Curt Oda, past president of the Utah Independent Insurance Agents Association of Utah. Response received via text —
…All public schools and most all public charter schools are covered by state risk management.They also come under government immunity statutes and caps.Some public charters and all private do get private insurance.
John Lott talked to Dana Loesch on her TV show about the New York Times reliance on the Violence Policy Center’s discussion about concealed handgun permit holders (6:15 to 6:22 PM, October 26, 2015).
The whole segment is available here.
Fox TV Channel 2 in Detroit:
. . . Tremain, who doesn’t want to be identified because his family fears retaliation, says his brother had just finished work and was waiting for the bus at Schaefer and West Outer Drive on the west side when three teens confronted him.
One pulled out a gun and demanded his money.