CPRC correcting the Brady Campaign’s false claims in the New Hampshire Union Leader: “Clinton and the gun control lobby get it wrong”

5 Feb , 2016  

With days before the New Hampshire primary, John Lott corrects what Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, recently wrote in the New Hampshire Union Leader attacking Bernie Sanders (Friday, February 4, 2016).

Hillary Clinton has made gun control a major part of her presidential campaign, at least in New Hampshire.


Oklahoma School District Posts Signs Warning that School Staffer Carry Concealed Handguns

5 Feb , 2016  

There is only one deputy sheriff in the town.  According to the news reports shown above, several other school districts in Oklahoma are apparently moving to adopt a similar policy.

From the Muskogee Phoenix in Muskogee, OK:

New signs posted on the grounds of Okay Public Schools announce an “Armed School Employees” policy in place.



Four cases over a couple of days where concealed handgun permit holders stopped violent crime, saved lives

2 Feb , 2016  

Temple Terrace, Florida (WFLA) February 1, 2016:

. . . around 11 p.m. on Sunday night. investigators say two men approached 38-year-old Luis Enrique Alonso in front of his home as he was unloading groceries.

The suspects grabbed Alonso, and one of the suspects pointed a silver handgun at him. Alonso grabbed the suspect’s gun and a brief struggle ensued.


CPRC on “Reasoned Discourse”: Gun Violence and Gun Control, a discussion with Dr. Michael Weisser

1 Feb , 2016  

From Reasoned Discourse with Jules Mermelstein: “Dr. John Lott, author of “More Guns Less Crime” and other books, and Dr. Michael Weisser, author of “Because They’re Assholes: Violence and Gun Violence” and other books, discuss whether gun control would help or hurt attempts to lessen gun violence. Moderated by Jules Mermelstein.”…