Twenty school districts in Colorado have set up gun training program for teachers and administrators

24 Jun , 2017  

From the Denver Post:

. . . 17 teachers and administrators from five mostly rural counties . . . received  intensive training this week on how to prevent — or at least minimize — a mass shooting at their schools, many of which are in far-flung areas where it would take law enforcement up to 30 minutes to respond.


On Garland Robinette’s Think Tank on the giant WWL in New Orleans to discuss the Alexandria Shooting

21 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked on Garland Robinette’s Think Tank on the giant 50,000 watt WWL in New Orleans about the Alexandria Shooting.

(Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 1:05 to 1:40)


At Fox News: “Why our heated political rhetoric will only get worse, not better”

20 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott’s latest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Some hope that the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others last Wednesday will lead to more civility in politics.  It’s clear that the attack was politically motivated — the Democratic shooter even carried a hit list of Republicans. 


On the Jim Bohannon Show to discuss the Alexandria attack on Republican Congressmen

19 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott again talked to Jim Bohannon about the attack on the Republican congressmen in Alexandria, Virginia.  It was the second time in just four days that Lott talked to Bohannon on over 250 stations.  They covered the material in two of his recent op-ed pieces.

New York Daily News: “The shooting of Steve Scalise is an argument for concealed-carry reciprocity”

Fox News: “Scalise shooting and knee-jerk calls for more gun control – here we go again”

(Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 10:05 to 11:00 PM)


Five defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns over five days

19 Jun , 2017  

Chicago, Sun-Times, June 14, 2017

A man with a concealed carry permit fired shots while he was being robbed Wednesday afternoon in The Loop.

The man, whose age was unknown, was approached by two males while he was waiting in traffic about 3 p.m. in the 0–100 block of East Wacker Drive, according to Chicago Police.


On the Jim Vicevich Show in Connecticut to discuss the Arlington Shooting

18 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Vicevich on the giant 50,000 watt WTIC in Connecticut about the Arlington Shooting.

(Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 10:06 to  PM)


On the Steve Gruber Show to discuss attacks on Sheriff David Clarke

18 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the claims that Sheriff David Clarke engaged in plagiarism in his master’s thesis.  The discussion was based on Lott’s piece in The Hill newspaper about the claims.

(Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 6:45 to 6:53 AM)


On the Larry O’Connor Show to discuss the aftermath of the Alexandria shooting, covering a wide range of issues

18 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott on the Larry O’Connor Show to discuss the aftermath of the Alexandria shooting.  Despite being just 15 minutes long, the interview covered a wide array of issues from DC gun laws to reciprocity to the difficulties face in stopping mass public shootings.

(Thursday, March 15, 2017, from 3:35 to 3:50 PM)


On Mark Walter’s national radio show to discuss the Alexandria shooting

17 Jun , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters about the Alexandria shooting and what can be done to stop these attacks from occurring.

(Thursday, June 14, 2017, 4:08 to 5:00 PM)