15 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Financial Survival Network with Kerry Lutz to discuss undoing Obama’s gun regulations for Social Security recipients

Dr. John Lott talked to Kerry Lutz about Obama’s regulations that defined Social Security recipients as mentally incompetent if they needed help with their finances.  They also discussed California’s gun control laws that are in the process of banning handguns and Bloomberg’s push for more gun regulations.

(Tuesday, February 14, 2017)

14 Feb , 2017

CPRC interviewed in the Polish publication Strazat pl pro libertate Banner Poland

Here is the interview that Dr. John Lott had with the Polish publication Strazat Pl Pro Libertate.

John R. Lott w polskim Sejmie


Pod koniec stycznia, na zaproszenie ROMB oraz posła Bartosza Józwiaka z klubu Kukiz’15, odczyt na temat wpływu dostępu do broni palnej wygłosił w naszym parlamencie John Richard Lott, Jr – amerykański działacz pro-broniowy i komentator polityczny, autor wielu książek, m.in. 

14 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyoming): Just plain wrong about guns. (Plus an interesting media bias story)

With the debate over gun-free zones heating up in the Wyoming legislature, Dr. John Lott has a piece in the Capitol city’s newspaper, the Tribune Eagle.  Lott was responding to a piece in the paper by Kerry Drake that had attacked Lott and the research from the CPRC.

Strangely, after the piece went up, Dr.…

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14 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Steve Gruber Show What Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court means

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about what we can learn from Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court.

(Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 6:45 to 6:52 AM)

13 Feb , 2017

Anti-gun hysteria Prevents Even On-duty Sheriff from Carrying his Gun with Him at Spokane Arena

Presumably, it was just a matter of time.  Places such as the NFL have banned off-duty police from carrying guns at their games, even though there has never been a safety problem with an off-duty officer carrying at a game and they have been doing it as long as there has been an NFL.  …

11 Feb , 2017

CPRC on Indianapolis’ WIBC to discuss research on Supreme Court Nominees

Dr. John Lott talked to Todd Meyer on Indianapolis’ WIBC about what people should be looking for in judging the opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

(Saturday, February 3, 2017 from 1;35 to 1;46 PM)

10 Feb , 2017

New Hampshire set to be the 13th state with Constitutional Carry, still on track to get 16 to 17 states by end of year

With New Hampshire’s state House overwhelmingly passing Constitutional Carry, the bill his headed to Gov. Chris Sununu’s desk for his signature. Sununu has already promised to sign the bill. The bill passed the state House by 200 to 97 after passing the state Senate on a party-line 13 to 10 vote.…

9 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the News Sentinel (Knoxville,TN): Gun-free zones easy targets for would-be killers

In a piece last Friday in the News Sentinel (Knoxville, TN), Mark Harmon, a professor of journalism at the University of Tennessee and a member of the Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee, had an article attacking Dr. John Lott and the Crime Prevention Research Center.  Dr. Lott used the first part of his column as an opportunity to explain the dangers of gun-free zones, something that Harmon addresses only tangentially since his attack is really an attack on Lott and the CPRC.…

7 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the News: Washington Free Beacon, San Antonio Express-News, and other

Daily Post (Los Alamos, New Mexico), February 6, 2017

Persons supporting this bill have have argued that this bill would prevent violent gun crimes. Let’s look at the crime statistics from states that have adopted similar legislation. Dr. John Lott Jr., found in his research, that these states have an increase in their murder rates of 49 percent and robberies increased by 75 percent.

6 Feb , 2017

Video of Talk before Members of the Polish Parliament: Explaining the relationship between gun ownership and crime

Dr. John Lott talked to 20 members of the Polish Parliament and some staff with representatives from the three largest political parties.   The hour and 42 minute presentation dealt with the general relationship between guns and crime (the translation was not simultaneous so the talk was very slow).  The talk was originally sponsored by the third largest political party, Kukiz’15.…