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CPRC at Fox News: “The real truth about Facebook’s ‘fake news’ filters”

16 Dec , 2016  

Dr. John Lott as another piece at Fox News on some of the false statements that fact checkers have made about guns, crime, taxes, and vote fraud.

To protect Americans against “fake” news, Facebook will now use filters so that only “reputable” articles can appear at the top of users’ trending news stories. 

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Review of “The War on Guns” at Legal Insurrection: “masterfully researched book on guns, public policy & propaganda”

16 Dec , 2016  

Andrew Branca has a review of Dr. Lott’s new book at Legal Insurrection.  The entire review is worth reading.  Here are a few select paragraphs from it.

For those of us in the gun rights and concealed carry community (and old enough to have been around) the 1990s was a pivotal decade.

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CPRC on the Giant KKOH (Nevada) and WWL (New Orleans) radio shows on topics from Michael Bloomberg to road rage

15 Dec , 2016  

Dr. John Lott talked to Dan Mason about Lott’s piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Michael Bloomberg’s push for gun control laws across the US.

(Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6:35 to 7:00 PM).

Dr. John Lott talked to WWL about their Tommy Tucker about road rage in New Orleans and what might be done to stop it.…

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CPRC in the Daily Caller: The Mainstream Media are the real purveyors of Fake News

15 Dec , 2016  

Dr. Lott has a new piece at the Daily Caller that start this way:

Democrats and their media allies are trying everything they can to delegitimize Trump’s election. It started with a series of hopeless recounts, and now they claim that Russia hacked Democrat emails. . . .

Google news searches have been found to favor Democrats and left-leaning sites such as Media Matters” over sources such as Fox News and the Daily Caller.

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CPRC on the big WIBC in Indianapolis to discuss Michael Bloomberg’s Continuing Role in the Gun Control Debate

14 Dec , 2016  

Dr. John Lott talked with Greg Garrison on his radio show about our research on police killing suspects and also Michael Bloomberg’s role in the gun control debate.

(Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 11:05 to 11:30 AM)

 

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CPRC talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about fake news in the New York Times

14 Dec , 2016  

 

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the fake news again being published in the New York Times.

(Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

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Another strong review of “The War on Guns” in the American Rifleman, calls book “a heroic effort”

13 Dec , 2016  

This review of “The War on Guns” appeared in the December issue of The American Rifleman.

While attacks on the Second Amendment are all-too common in today’s politically charged climate, advocates fighting for our right to self-defense and the right to bear arms now have a powerful new tool in The War On Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies, the latest book by John R.

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Why using media reports to classify accidental shootings is very misleading

13 Dec , 2016  

While the CDC has made some big mistakes exaggerating the number of accidental gun deaths, it is a common refrain that the CDC is missing out on accidental gun deaths for those under age 18.  A new Associated Press report claims that the true number of accidental gun deaths for those under age 18 is 141, not 77.…

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CPRC in the News Around the World: New York Post, Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo Finance, Washington Examiner, multiple Mexican publications

8 Dec , 2016  

New York Post, November 30, 2016

The media is “incredulous” over Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud, notes John Lott at the Daily Caller, yet illegal votes have “mattered in plenty of elections” — and fraud still occurs today. Lott cites Lyndon Johnson’s 1948 election to the Senate, John Kennedy’s 1960 presidential win and Al Franken’s 2010 Senate victory as examples where voter fraud likely tilted the results.