9 Jan , 2016

CPRC on The Lars Larson Show: Discussion on expanded background checks and other gun-control issues


Dr. John Lott discusses President Obama’s Executive Actions for more gun-control and how Obama simply does what he wants and then forces people to take him to court to stop him. President Obama knows this can take years to be resolved. Dr. Lott explains there have actually been more mass shootings and shooting injuries in states that already have expanded background checks.…

9 Jan , 2016

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CPRC on The Jim Bohannon Show: Discussion on Obama’s new Gun-Control Plans

President of The Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John R. Lott Jr., speaks with show host Jim Bohannon about Obama’s new Gun-Control Executive Actions and the many problems this will cause for the law-abiding public. (Tuesday, Jan 5th 2016 from 10:05 to 11:00 PM)

Audience size 2.75+ million people

8 Jan , 2016

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CPRC on The Laura Ingraham Show: Discussion about President Obama’s inaccurate statements during CNN Townhall on Guns

Dr. Lott talks with Laura Ingraham about the many distortions and false statements by President Obama during CNN Townhall on Guns. The radio interview can be listened to here

Audience size 2+ million people.


8 Jan , 2016

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CPRC on The Daily Ledger: Dr. John Lott discusses Obama’s Executive Actions on Guns and how it will have a negative impact on law-abiding citizens

The Daily Ledger: President of Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John R. Lott Jr., discusses President Obama’s Executive Actions on Gun Control and how it will have a negative impact on law-abiding citizens. The full video can be viewed here.



8 Jan , 2016

CPRC in the National Review: Obama’s Gun-Control Order is Dictatorial, and it Won’t Work


President of Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John R. Lott Jr., has an op-ed piece out discussing Obama’s Gun-Control orders and why they simply will not work. The op-ed starts like this

Today, upset that Congress has refused, in his words, to do “something, anything” to stop gun violence, President Obama released executive actions that bring the country closer to his oft-stated goal of “universal” background checks that cover the private transfer of firearms.

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8 Jan , 2016

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CPRC in the Washington Post: “As Obama tries to bridge divide on guns, it seems as wide as ever”

David Nakamura and Juliet Eilperin have this article in the Washington Post:

John R. Lott Jr., a conservative gun rights activist who heads the Crime Prevention Research Center, said administration officials tend to gloss over the fact that people who have been victims of violent crime are more likely to own guns than those who have not. 

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Some of the other large radio station appearances by CPRC this week where we were able to obtain the audio

John Lott talked to C4 on WBAL in Baltimore about Obama’s new gun control push (January 5, 2016 from 10:15 AM).

John Lott talked to Trey Ware on KTSA in San Antonio about Obama’s new gun control push (January 5, 2016).

John Lott talked to Brian Thomas on KRC in Cincinnati about Obama’s new gun control push (January 5, 2016).…

8 Jan , 2016


CPRC on Los Angeles’ big talk radio station KABC to discuss Obama’s new gun regulations

John Lott talked to McIntyre in the morning about President Obama’s new executive orders (Wednesday, January 6, 2015 from 9:15 to AM).

During the next hour McIntyre had on someone from the other side and allowed her to make false claims about 40% of guns being bought illegally and that less than 30% of Americans owning guns.  …

7 Jan , 2016

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CPRC on Fox News: “Obama and guns: Eleven false or misleading claims from the president’s remarks this week”

John Lott has a new op-ed at Fox News that discusses some of the errors in Obama’s talk on Tuesday.

With tears in his eyes, President Obama pulled out all the stops in pushing his new executive orders on gun control this week.  A Washington Post headline exclaimed, “President Obama’s amazingly emotional speech on gun control.”  But the president also tried to appeal to people’s minds with a barrage of factual claims.

7 Jan , 2016

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CPRC interviewed by Fox News: “California school district doubles down on conceal carry policy, despite new state law”

Fox News has this article on a school district in California that is fighting to allow concealed handgun permit holders to continue carrying in their school.  From Fox News:

Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill barring concealed weapons on K-12 school grounds, one district in Northern California is reaffirming its policy to allow the practice, and the local police chief agrees.