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CPRC on the Joe Piscopo Show: Discussion on Mass Murderers intentionally targeting Gun-Free Zones

17 Jun , 2016  

President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John Lott, talked with host Joe Piscopo about Mass Murderers intentionally choosing Gun-Free Zones to attack. Time and time again there are evil people who kill with little to no resistance in these places because the killers know they are helpless. Most of the mainstream media refuses to make this fact known to the public.…

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CPRC on the Lars Larson Show: The 9th Circuit decision says people don’t have a right to protect themselves outside their home

17 Jun , 2016  

 

Dr. John Lott talked to Lar Larson about the 9th Circuit Court decision that people don’t have a right to protect themselves outside their home with a concealed handgun.  But since California also bans open carry, the decision effectively means that people don’t have a right to defend themselves outside their home and this ignores the Supreme Court decisions in Heller and McDonald.…

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CPRC in the NY POST: Why Terrorists Target Gun-Free Zones

16 Jun , 2016  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at the New York Post that starts this way:

When will politicians finally recognize that they can’t protect all the possible shooting targets?

Possibly the largest mass public shooting in US history occurred early on Sunday morning, leaving 50 dead. On Friday, also in Orlando, singer Christina Grimmie was murdered after a concert.

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CPRC Board of Director David Clarke and President John Lott on Hannity on Fox News: Gun-free Zones and Other Gun Regulations

16 Jun , 2016  


CPRC Board of Director David Clarke and President John Lott appeared on Fox News’ Hannity to discuss gun-free zones and other gun regulations in the wake of the Orlando massacre.

A picture after their appearance on the show with former New York City Police Department detective Bo Dietl and Dr. Lott.…

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CPRC on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio (CBC): Discussion on the NRA demographic

16 Jun , 2016  

Dr. John Lott was on CBC Radio and he was paired with someone from Media Matters (yes, the CBC actually views Media Matters as a credible source).  Wednesday, June 15, 2016 starting at 7:35 AM.  From the article on the show:

. . . Timothy Johnson, the guns and public safety program director for Media Matters, a media watchdog, points to a demographic issue that the NRA is facing, resulting in losing members.

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CPRC on Canada’s The Rebel: On the push for new background check rules after Orlando Massacre

16 Jun , 2016  


Dr. John Lott talked to Ezra Levant about the new gun control background checks being pushed after the Orlando attack.

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CPRC on The Mark Levin Show: Orlando Terror Attack, Gun-Free Zones & Gun Control

15 Jun , 2016  

CPRC President, Dr. John Lott, talked with Mark Levin about the Orlando Mass Public Shooting & the dangers of gun-free zones.

(Monday, June 13, 2016 from 7:20 to 7:44 PM)

Levin: “you’re encyclopedic memory on this stuff, you are really, really good.”

Mark Levin’s show is heard by over 7 million people.…

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UPDATED: Bill Clinton claims “more people would have been killed” if clubgoers were armed, but can he point to one example where that has occurred?

15 Jun , 2016  


So much of the debate on guns involves things that might possibly go wrong.  But what is the evidence.  First here is Bill Clinton’s claim on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

BILL CLINTON: Did you see how dark it was?
Moderator: Yes
Clinton: I think that it is likely that more people would have been killed.

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CPRC Research in the Media about Gun-Free Zones

13 Jun , 2016  

The Daily Caller, Monday, June 13, 2016

Another “new” lesson: Gun-free zones do not prevent attacks of this nature, and this past weekend in Florida proves it. According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, both the Pulse and the location where former Voice contestant Christine Grimmie was killed were “gun-free” zones.

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UPDATED: Mass Public Shooting in Florida occurred in ANOTHER gun-free zone: 49 dead in a shooting at an Orlando nightclub

12 Jun , 2016  

From the UK Daily Mail:

The suspected Islamic extremist who killed about 50 people after taking party-goers hostage inside a gay club in Orlando has been identified.

Law enforcement sources have identified the shooter, who was wielding an assault rifle and a handgun, as US citizen Omar Mateen, from Port St.