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On Gun Freedom Radio to discuss comments by Parkland student David Hogg, the role of media Fact Checkers, and the debate over teachers carrying concealed guns

18 May , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to radio hosts Cheryl Todd & Dan Todd about comments by Parkland student David Hogg, the role of media Fact Checkers, and the debate over teachers carrying concealed guns

(Saturday, May 4, 2018, from 4:20 to 4:50 PM)

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Two recent cases where school resource officers have stopped mass public shootings

17 May , 2018  

Over the last two months, what would have been mass public shootings at schools in Illinois and Maryland were stopped by armed school resource officers.  Of course, this should be three cases in a row. While Broward Deputy Scot Peterson arrived at the building one minute after the attack started, it was another 10 minutes before any officers attempted to enter the building.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network about how television shows provide an inaccurate and biased portrayal of gun ownership

16 May , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how television shows provide an inaccurate and biased portrayal of gun ownership.

(Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

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Civilians used concealed handguns to stop dozens of crimes in the last few weeks

15 May , 2018  

Raleigh, North Carolina, April 26, 2018

. . . Jonathan Tyrone Peace, 28, has been charged with common law robbery in connection with the incident Thursday in the 300 block of South Blount Street around 3 p.m., police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was rushed for medical treatment to WakeMed.

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On Houston’s Giant 50,000-watt KTRH about media’s distorted bias against guns in network television shows

15 May , 2018  

Lott also talked about this bias on entertainment television on Houston’s giant 50,000-watt KTRH (Monday, May 14, 2018, 6:30 and 7:30 AM hour EDT).

6:30 AM segment

7:30 AM segment

From KTRH’s website:

The media’s distorted bias against guns is seeping out of the news and into network television shows.

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On the Larry Elder Show to discuss how TV entertainment shows push gun control

14 May , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Elder on his national radio show about how entertainment shows on television keep pushing gun control.  The videos of the segments being discussed are available here.

(Friday, May 11, 2018, from 7:22 to 7:30 PM)

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National Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Surveys on Concealed Handgun Reciprocity and other issues

14 May , 2018  

For 29 years, the National Association of Chiefs of Police has conducted annual surveys of how police chiefs view gun regulations.  (Click on survey results to enlarge.)  The last couple of surveys ask a different question than the earlier ones.  The most recent couple of surveys ask if their department supports national reciprocity, while the earlier surveys ask if they believe that it will help them reduce crime.  …

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At National Review: Trump’s NRA Speech: A Response to the Fact-Checkers

12 May , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a piece at National Review that responds to some of the “Fact Checkers” who went after President Trump’s talk at the NRA Annual meeting.  The piece starts this way:

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MSNBC mentions President Trump using CPRC research on gun-free zones

12 May , 2018   Video

Mike Pesca with Slate mentions President Trump using CPRC’s research on mass public shootings occurring in gun-free zones.  An explanation for why Pesca and others are wrong in questioning the CPRC numbers is available here.
May 4, 2018

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In the Baptist Record: “To arm, or not to arm”

11 May , 2018  

Dr. Lott’s piece in The Baptist Record for the Mississippi Baptists is shown here (click on pictures to enlarge).