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At The Hill: Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination

16 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott’s latest piece at The Hill is available here:

Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun rights group, Everytown for Gun Safety, warned: “Judge Kavanaugh has applied an extreme and dangerous interpretation of the Second Amendment when determining whether a law is constitutional, one that does not take into account a law’s impact on public safety.”

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Testimony before the Arkansas Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee

14 Jul , 2018   Video

On Monday, July 9th, Dr. John Lott was the lead witness before the Arkansas Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee. A copy of Lott’s PowerPoint is available here.

From CBS Channel 11 in Little Rock.

But the uniform praise for SRO’s came to a halt later at the Capitol when Dr.

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On Point of View to discuss the shooting of reporters in Annapolis, Maryland

14 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Kerby Anderson, Penna Dexter, and Kelly Shackelford about the shooting of reporters in Annapolis, Maryland.

Some notes on the attack are available here.

(Friday, June 29, 2018)

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On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss Public Health claims about the costs and benefits of gun ownership

13 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott appeared on the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss Public Health claims about the costs and benefits of gun ownership. In particular, the claim that gun ownership in the home is more likely to result in a suicide or you assaulting a friend or relative than to be used in self-defense.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss new numbers on how law-abiding concealed handgun permit holders are in Illinois

11 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about some new numbers on how law-abiding concealed handgun permit holders are in Illinois.

(Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

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Bloomberg’s Gun Groups Keep Claiming that Dr. Lott is a “gun lobby shill”

10 Jul , 2018  

Over and over again, people working for Michael Bloomberg’s gun control organizations accuse Dr. John Lott of being a “gun lobby shill.” Neither Lott’s research nor the CPRC has received even $1 nor has he applied for funds from any gun organization or gun or ammunition manufacturer. Shannon Watts, founder of the Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action, tries to back up her allegation by referring to charges leveled by the Violence Policy Center in the 1990s.…

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At Townhall: California Supreme Court Just Gave Us a Timely Reminder of How Important Kennedy’s Replacement Is

9 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall that talks about how crucial President Trump’s appointment to the Supreme Court is protecting people’s right to self-defense. The piece starts this way:

The California Supreme Court just gave people who believe in self-defense a timely reminder of the importance of who replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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At The Hill: “Get ready for a surge of illegal migration courtesy of Mexico’s new president”

8 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at The Hill newspaper that explains why we will soon see an increase in illegal aliens coming to the US from Mexico.

Coasting to victory on promises to reign in rampant corruption, Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has sent shock waves through the Americas.

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Testimony on Monday to Arkansas Legislature, talks in Little Rock and Memphis will also be given on Monday and Tuesday

7 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott will be testifying on Monday to the Arkansas state Legislature Joint Performance Review Committee.  The hearing will focus on the preliminary report released this past Tuesday by the Governor’s School Safety Commission. The meeting will be held in Monday, July 9th at 1:00 p.m. in Room A, 5th Floor, MAC Building.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network discussing why politics has become less civil

5 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about why American politics has become less civil.

(Tuesday, July 3, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:52 AM)