Four Defensive Gun Use by People Legally Carrying Guns over the last few days

22 Nov , 2016  

Lewiston, Maine (WGME, CBS Channel 13), November 21, 2016

. . . . Police were called to 56 Birch Street around 8:30 p.m.

Police say two men with a knife tried to rob a 27-year-old man, but the victim defended himself with a .22 caliber handgun.

The man thought he did not hit anyone, but an hour after the incident, police say a man who ran from the scene went to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder.


CPRC on the Lars Larson Show to discuss four police officers attacked over the weekend

21 Nov , 2016  


Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson about the four police officers who were attacked (one fatally) over the week.

(Monday, November 21, 2016 from 6:33 to 6:43 PM)


CPRC at Fox News on what is ahead for gun sales

21 Nov , 2016  

Fox News interviewed Dr. John Lott about the impact that Donald Trump’s election will have on gun sales.

“A lot of people were buying guns simply because they were worried Hillary Clinton’s regulations would make it more costly and more difficult to buy guns, and people are not going to feel quite the need to go out and buy guns now,” Crime Prevention Research Center President John Lott told FoxNews.com.


Cascade Mall Shooting, yet another attack in a gun-free zone

19 Nov , 2016  

The Cascade Mall Shooting in Burlington, Washington that took place on September 23, 2016 and left 5 people dead.  It was yet another mass shooting around the world where the killer had a connection to ISIS.  Arcan Cetin apparently had propped open an exit door to the movie theater is the notion of doing an attack similar to the Aurora, Colorado Batman movie theater shooting.  …


CPRC on The Buck Sexton Radio Show to discuss our research “Do white police officers unfairly target black suspects?”

18 Nov , 2016  

Dr. John Lott was on the Buck Sexton’s national radio show to discuss our new research: “Do white police officers unfairly target black suspects?”

(Friday, November 18th, 2016 from 12:45 to 12:52 PM)


NEW CPRC Research gets attention in Fox News: “White police officers don’t unfairly target black suspects, study says”

17 Nov , 2016  

John Lott at the CPRC and Carl Moody at the College of William & Mary and the CPRC have a new study on police shootings (a copy of the study is available here).  Fox News had a top of the page news story about our study:

The day after a Minnesota cop was charged in the July shooting death of a black man, an in-depth study purported to show race generally does not play a role in police shootings.

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CPRC testifies before Mexican Senate and House Constitution Committees on Reforming Mexican Gun Laws: 55 minute statement Covered Live by Country’s two Largest Television Networks and Mexican Equivalent of C-SPAN

17 Nov , 2016  

On Wednesday, Dr. John Lott testified before Mexican Senate and House Constitution Committees on Reforming Mexican Gun Laws. Lott’s 55-minute discussion on gun laws was shown live by Mexico’s two largest television networks, as well as the Mexican equivalent of C-SPAN. Lott then responded to comments from critics.  This was the first legislative hearings on gun control in Mexico since the 1972 law, which greatly restricted gun ownership in Mexico, was enacted.…


CPRC on Seattle’s KGNW 820 AM to talk to Michelle Mendoza on Police Shootings

17 Nov , 2016  

Dr. John Lott talked to Michelle Mendoza on Seattle’s KGNW about CPRC’s new research on police shootings.  (November 17, 2016)


CPRC on DisruptUP Radio KTALK 630AM(Salt Lake City): The Dangers of Gun-Free Zones & Gun Control Laws

15 Nov , 2016  

Dr. John R. Lott spoke with show host Joesph Kerry about the dangers of gun-free zones and the problems with many gun control laws.

(November 10, 2016)



CPRC on the Bill Martinez Radio Show: What the election results mean for people’s ability to defend themselves

14 Nov , 2016  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Martinez on his national radio show about what the election means for people’s ability to defend themselves.  Lott discusses the different visions that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have for gun ownership in America.

(Monday, November 14, 2016 from 9:06 to 9:30 AM)