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At The Hill newspaper: “The ugly truth behind Obama’s war on the Second Amendment”

29 Sep , 2017  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at The Hill newspaper about the aftermath of the Sandy Hook School shooting.

Sometimes, when the government abuses its tremendous power to scapegoat someone, even proponents of government power find it to be too much.

Mike Weisser is a liberal who writes frequently for the Huffington Post in favor of gun control.

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In the Detroit News: “Handgun permit holders boost safety”

28 Sep , 2017  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the Detroit News on how incredibly law-abiding concealed handgun permit holders are. This piece looks at recent claims by public health researchers that those who have guns tend to drive more dangerously.  The piece starts this way:

Concealed handgun permit holders have long been known to be extremely law-abiding.

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On Canada’s The Rebel: Another concealed carry hero stops mass public shooter

28 Sep , 2017   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Ezra Levant on Canada’s The Rebel about the Antioch mass public shooter who was stopped by a concealed handgun permit holder.
(Wednesday, September 27, 2017)

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On the giant WWL to discuss President Trump relaxing Obama’s restrictions on gun imports and exports

28 Sep , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked to Sheriff Newell Normand on the giant WWL about President Trump relaxing Obama’s restrictions on gun imports and exports.

(Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 12:17 to 12:30 PM)

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On the Larry Elder Radio Show to discuss the Violence Policy Center’s claims about women and guns

27 Sep , 2017  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Elder on his national radio show about a new Violence Policy Center study that claims women are 100 times more likely to be killed by a man with a gun than they are to kill their attacker.  Lott explained to Larry’s radio audience why that claim was wrong.…

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On Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fox News to discuss whether permitted concealed handguns make people safer

26 Sep , 2017   Video

This segment focused on the Church shooting in Antioch, Tennessee that was stopped by an armed hero. Piecing together the story from multiple accounts, a 25-year-old shooter, Emanuel Kidega Samson, killed one person in the parking lot, entered the church, and started shooting.  A 22-year-old usher, Robert Engle, tried to wrestle with the shooter, but Samson is a very large bodybuilder, and Engle realized that he was not strong enough to stop him.  …

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