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A machine gun that “it’s nearly impossible to prevent its production”

20 Mar , 2016  

Gun control advocates don’t seem to realize how gun control laws primarily prevent law-abiding citizens, not criminals from getting guns.  It isn’t just an issue of smuggling guns.  It is also a question of being able to produce them, even machine guns.  Israel can’t stop domestic terrorists from making their own machine guns.  

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CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on KKNT 960 The Patriot “Gun Freedom Radio”: Discussion on her husband being murdered by her stalker in a gun-free zone

20 Mar , 2016  

(March 19, 2016)

Nikki Goeser, Director of Communications with The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), talks with Gun Freedom Radio about the non-profit organization and the work it does. Nikki discusses her own experience being in a gun-free zone that ultimately rendered her helpless to try and stop her stalker from murdering her husband.…

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Hampton man shot, killed by person he was attempting to rob

17 Mar , 2016  

Hampton, Virginia (March 15, 2016)

Hampton Police say 18-year-old Jafari Mitchell and a 15-year-old male had approached a 71-year-old man, displayed a gun and demanded money.

The 71-year-old man, fearing for safety, pulled out his own permitted concealed gun and shot Mitchell. The 15-year-old fled from the area, but was later arrested and charged with robbery and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.…

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CPRC on The Steve Gruber Show: Discussion on Background Checks on Private Transfers of Guns

16 Mar , 2016  

 

Dr. John Lott speaks with show host Steve Gruber about the costs of background checks that many people don’t consider. Background checks on private sales/transfers of guns can be costly in some states and that cost can prevent those who would benefit the most from owning a gun (poor minorities living in high crime urban areas) to be able to protect themselves.…

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Homeowner on dialysis pulls gun on Burglar (Orlando, FL)

15 Mar , 2016  

 


ORLANDO, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) – A man is due in court Wednesday morning accused of breaking into a home in Orlando. The suspect quickly learned he had picked the wrong house when the homeowner pulled out a gun, all while hooked up to a dialysis machine.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning at the Cumberland Apartments in Orange County.…

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CPRC OP-ED IN THE TENNESSEAN: “Allowing guns at Legislative Plaza would increase safety”

15 Mar , 2016  

Nikki Goeser & Dr. John Lott op-ed featured in The Tennessean (March 15, 2016)

Democrats sure seem worried that there will soon be no safe place left for them in Nashville. The Legislative Plaza and the War Memorial Building, where state legislators have their offices, were caught up in a debate last month about taking down its “gun-free zone” signs.

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CPRC in debate on Southern California Public Radio (KPCC): Are universal background checks effective in lowering gun-related deaths?

14 Mar , 2016  

From KPCC:

A new study published in the journal Lancet finds that three types of laws governing gun ownership in America can reduce the number of firearm deaths in the country. . . .

Bindu Kalesan, lead author of the study, “Firearm legislation and firearm mortality in the USA: a cross-sectional, state-level study.” She is an assistant professor of medicine at Boston University

John Lott, author, “More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws” (University of Chicago Press, Third Edition, 2010) and President of The Crime Prevention Research Center that focuses on the study of gun laws and public safety

The debate took place from 3:20 to 3:40 PM EDT on Monday, March 14, 2016.

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Armed Employee stops workplace shooter at B&L Landscaping in Northeast Florida

14 Mar , 2016  

The alleged shooter has been named as Ezequiel Lopez. He is not a legal citizen according to authorities.

Jacksonville, FL — It’s a story of bravery, coming out of a tragedy. After the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says an employee of B & L Landscape Company on the Southside opened fire Wednesday, killing a co-worker, witnesses now claim another employee stopped the incident from getting any worse.

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Hatchet swinging attacker shot and killed by 7-11 customer who had a handgun carry permit

14 Mar , 2016  

 

King County Sheriff’s investigators say the customer who shot the man appears to have done nothing wrong, and they are happy he was there to intervene.

“Fortunately, because of this customer with his weapon, this could have been a lot worse,” said King County Sheriff’s Sergeant Cindi West.

“The clerk could be the one laying there dead on the floor right now.”

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CPRC interview with Melissa Kerr on Sunny 99.9fm El Paso, TX: Discussion on new laws to allow Campus Carry and Open Carry of Firearms in Texas

13 Mar , 2016  

Dr. Lott speaks with show host Melissa Kerr of Sunny 99.9fm El Paso, Texas about a new laws in Texas that allow Campus Carry and the open carrying of legal firearms, which took effect this January. Texas became the 45th state which allows open carry. There were concerns before the law took place but those concerns have not proven to be a real issue.…