6 Feb , 2017

With Stand Your Ground Laws being Debated Again in Florida, a primer on the topic

Florida is considering a bill that would strength its Stand Your Ground law.

One mother in Florida whose son was killed in a shooting is using that horrible incident to argue that Stand Your Ground laws should be reformed, though her son’s death was neither caused by the law or justified by it.…

6 Feb , 2017

CPRC at Investor’s Business Daily: Ending Obama’s Ban On Some Retirees From Owning Guns

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed piece at Investor’s Business Daily on the congressional votes to end Obama’s ban on some retirees owning guns.  The piece starts this way:

Do you know anyone who has decided to let someone else manage their finances? Just before Christmas, Obama finalized new rules banning Social Security recipients from buying a gun if they have trouble managing their finances.

5 Feb , 2017

Evidence on Felons voting for Democrats

With the moves last year by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to give voting rights to 200,000 felons in his state and Maryland last year giving the right to vote to 40,000 felons after then are released from prison, the push by to give felons voting rights has been going on almost continually since the 2000 election.…

4 Feb , 2017

CPRC on Gun Freedom Radio to talk about everything from psychiatrists identifying mass public shooters to Social Security rules on gun ownership

Dr. John Lott talked to hosts Cheryl Todd & Dan Todd about psychiatrists not being good at identifying those engaged in mass public shootings, banning gun ownership for some Social Security recipients, and that gun control advocates really want to ban guns.

(Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 4:20 to 4:50 PM)

4 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Lars Larson Show discussing Gorsuch’s appointment to the Supreme Court

Dr. John Lott joined Lars Larson to discuss Judge Neil Gorsuch’s appointment to the Supreme Court.

(Friday, February 3, 2017 from 7:20 to 7:27 PM)

Lars Larson’s show is listened to by over 1.25 million people.



4 Feb , 2017

CPRC at National Review: “Why Chicago’s Crime Problem Is Growing”

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at National Review that responds to a recent op-ed that Heather Mac Donald had in the Wall Street Journal where she blamed Chicago’s crime problems on President Obama’s policies.

Last week, President Donald Trump again expressed concern that the violence in Chicago was “totally out of control.” “We’re going to have to do something about Chicago,” the president said.

2 Feb , 2017

All 191 House Democrats voted to keep Social Security Regulations that ban guns for those who need help with their finances

Have you ever thought of letting someone else manage your finances? Under finalized new rules released just before Christmas by President Obama, Social Security recipients will be banned from buying a gun if they are deemed “financially incompetent.” Some 4.2 million Social Security recipients — about 10 percent of all people 65 and older — could lose the right to own a gun as a result.…

1 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Steve Gruber Show to discuss the Supreme Court Appointment and our new research on Mass Public Shootings around the world

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about both Trump’s appointment to the Supreme Court and also our work on mass public shootings around the world.

(Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6:40 to 6:48 AM)


1 Feb , 2017

CPRC on Cam & Co: Explaining why smarter judicial nominees have a harder time being confirmed

Dr. John Lott talked to Cam Edwards about his piece at Fox News.

(Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:40 to 2:47 PM)

1 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Sandy Rios Show to discuss the Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court

Dr. John Lott talked to Sandy Rios on her national radio show about Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the Democrat opposition to his nomination.

(Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 8:41 to 9:50 AM)