16 Jun , 2017

On America in the Morning with Jim Bohannon to discuss how extremely geographically concentrated murders are and the reciprocity debate for concealed handguns

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about how extremely geographically concentrated murders are and the reciprocity debate for concealed handguns.  “America in the Morning” is a nationwide syndicated radio show.  The material for these two topics can be seen in these two op-eds.

How gun control advocates play the mainstream media for suckers

Murder Isn’t a Nationwide Problem

(Thursday, June 15, 2016)

15 Jun , 2017

On the Michael Dukes Show about allowing permitted concealed handguns on college campuses

Dr. John Lott talked to Michael Dukes on KFAR in Anchorage, Alaska about allowing permitted concealed handguns on college campuses.

(Friday, June 9, 2017, from 11:24 to 11:45 AM)

15 Jun , 2017

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

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the New York Daily News discussing what we can learn from the public shooting in Alexandria, Virginia yesterday morning.

Although he was seriously wounded, it is a lucky thing that Rep. Stephen Scalise made it to baseball practice on Wednesday morning. Due to his position as majority whip, armed Capitol Hill Police accompanied Scalise.

15 Jun , 2017

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

Dr. John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News on the tragic attack this morning in Alexandria, Virginia starts this way:

Before the facts were even known about Wednesday morning’s 7 AM shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, gun control advocates were already calling for more stringent laws.

■ David Frum, senior editor for the Atlantic, called for background checks, gun licensing and registration, long gun permits, limits on magazine size, and restrictions on open carrying of guns.

15 Jun , 2017

On Tribune Media’s National TV Show “Eye Opener” to discuss the Alexandria shooting

Dr. John Lott appeared on Tribune Media’s National TV Show “Eye Opener” to discuss the Alexandria shooting on Wednesday.
(Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 6:06 to 6:09 AM)

14 Jun , 2017

If Democrats who previously supported Concealed Carry Reciprocity vote for it again, it would be two votes short in the Senate

In 2013, Senator Cornyn’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill received 57 votes, three short of the 60 it needed for passage.  Thirteen Democrats voted for it, though seven of them have been defeated.  With 52 Republican votes (assuming that all the new Republicans vote “yes”), that would give 58 votes for the bill.  …

14 Jun , 2017

CPRC on the Jim Bohannon Show: Discussing a broad range of gun control issues

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about a broad range of gun control topics that Lott has written about over the last month. Among that topics:

Guns on campus is progressive academia’s straw man — piece shows that despite complaints about allowing guns on college campuses virtually all the faculty continue working at the same school

How gun control advocates play the mainstream media for suckers

Democratic double standard on guns hurts the poor

Murder Isn’t a Nationwide Problem

Gun-free campuses are magnets for murderers

(Monday, June 12, 2017, from 10:05 to 11:00 PM)

Jim Bohannon’s show is heard by over 2.75 million people.…

13 Jun , 2017

On Breitbart Radio to discuss terrorism and gun ownership in Europe

Dr. John Lott talked to Raheem Kassam, Breitbart London Editor-in-Chief, about how private gun ownership might prevent or help terrorist attacks.

(Tuesday, June 13, 2017,  8:40 AM)

Breitbart.com has a very detailed set of quotes from the interview (Breitbart London also has a discussion here).

Lott said recent terrorist attacks demonstrate “the need for private gun ownership, and also for the police to be armed.”

“You look at places like the concert attack in November 2015 in Paris.

13 Jun , 2017

PoliZette: The New York Times “dishonest” response to President Trump

Dr. John Lott was among the people interviewed by the PoliZette about the latest anti-self-defense editorial by the New York Times.  Their editorial was responding to President Trump’s Tweet: “Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That’s because they used knives and a truck!”  The part of the PoliZette piece quoting Lott read as follows:

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12 Jun , 2017

FINALLY! An audio edition of More Guns, Less Crime

Over the years, an audio version of “More Guns, Less Crime” has been requested many, many times.  Well, finally an audio version has been released (cheapest version at Barnes & Noble and it is also available at Amazon).  However, I must say that I am very disappointed by the picture that they used for the cover here.  …