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CPRC’s Research on Illegal Aliens and Crime discussed on the Tucker Carlson Show

23 Jan , 2018   Video

Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News discussed the CPRC’s new research on illegal aliens and crime on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018.

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Two concealed permit holders protect employees who were being threatened by an attacker

22 Jan , 2018  

Fort Mill, South Carolina, December 21, 2017 (The State newspaper (Columbia, South Carolina), WYFF Channel 4 TV)

The attacker wielding a large wrench threatened to kill several people.  The attacker had cornered one of the employees at a Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership, and he would have likely killed her.  Fortunately, two concealed handgun permit holders stopped the attack.  …

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Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: CNBC, Yahoo!, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Breitbart, Outdoor Life, and others

21 Jan , 2018  

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 11, 2018

The number of Georgians with concealed weapons permits has increased since the gun law was expanded in 2014 to allow people to bring their firearms in government buildings.

There were 750,000 active permits in the state at the end of 2014 compared to 979,006 in May 2017, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center.

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NEW RESEARCH: The impact of illegal aliens on crime rates, data codebook and “do file”

17 Jan , 2018  

The Crime Prevention Research Center is proud to reveal new research that analyzes unique newly released data on crime rates by illegal aliens.  Please download a copy: available here.

The data as a STATA file is available here.  See also the codebook and the “do file” (also a STATA file).

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Testimony before Virginia State Senate on Universal Background Checks

16 Jan , 2018   Video

On Monday, Dr. John Lott testified before the Virginia state Senate Courts of Justice Committee.  He had been invited to testify by one of the committee members, state Senator Mark Peake.  Dr. Lott was the first and primary witness to testify against SB 5, a bill pushing “universal” background checks, checks on the private transfers of guns.  …

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An Example from CBS of Media Bias regarding Concealed Handgun Permits

14 Jan , 2018   Video

Here is a very short clip of Hawaii Five-O trying to provide an example of a concealed handgun permit holder representing a danger to others.  Other parts of the program show the permit holder as a real jerk and eventually stealing a gun from a police officer and shooting someone.

Despite the impression this show provides, some information on how extremely law-abiding permit holders are is available here and here.…

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In The Hill newspaper: “There’s nothing wrong with Trump’s desire for better immigrants”

12 Jan , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at The Hill newspaper on the question of what type of immigrants we want to let into the US.  The piece starts this way:

Is it racist to say that you would prefer immigrants coming to the U.S. who are well-educated, skilled, and high-income earners?

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss claims that Dr. Lott is the one person who most angers the gun control community

10 Jan , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about claims that Dr. Lott is the one person who most angers the gun control community.
(Tuesday, January 2, 2017, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

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Even if the CPRC isn’t being cited by name, our research on how law-abiding permit holders are gets used repeatedly in Reciprocity debate

8 Jan , 2018  

From an article at Fox News, December 6, 2017.  You can see our research on this topic here and a long list of our publications here.