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‘Mass shooting’ reported at Jacksonville Landing in Florida at another Gun-free zone

26 Aug , 2018  

Another horrible tragedy in Florida with two people killed in yet another gun-free zone where general citizens were banned from having guns for protection.

News 4 Jacksonville reports (Updated):

A gunman from Baltimore opened fire during a video game tournament Sunday afternoon inside Chicago Pizza at the Jacksonville Landing, killing two and injuring a dozen others before taking his own life, Sheriff Mike Williams announced.

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Katie Pavlich cites the Crime Prevention Research Center on Fox News’ The Five

25 Aug , 2018   Video

Katie Pavlich mentions research by the Crime Prevention Research Center on Fox News’ The Five. She is talking about the experience in the 21 states that already have schools that have teachers and staff carrying guns.  Our research that she references is available here.
(August 24, 2018)

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On the national Sandy Rio Show to discuss Chicago’s crime problems and Mass Public Shootings

24 Aug , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Sandy Rios on her national radio show about Chicago’s crime problems, mass public shootings, and our recent report on concealed handgun permits.

(Friday, August 24, 2018, from 8:30 to 9:00 AM)

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At Townhall: On Kavanaugh and Guns

24 Aug , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has an op-ed at Townhall on Judge

Gun control advocates are extremely distressed by President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.  Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun rights group, Everytown for Gun Safety, fears that “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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Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News discussing our research on crime by Illegal Aliens

23 Aug , 2018   Video

On Tucker Carlson Tonight, Peter Kirsanow mentions the CPRC’s research on crime by illegal aliens in Arizona.

(Thursday, August 23, 2018, 8:23 PM)

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On Jacksonville, Florida’s giant WBOB radio on the continued increase in concealed handgun permits

23 Aug , 2018  

Dr. John Lott was on the giant 50,000-watt WBOB to talk to Ed Dean about our new report on concealed handgun permits.

(Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 7:35 to 7:49 AM)

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Talking to Dana Loesch on Relentless TV about the growth in concealed handgun permits

22 Aug , 2018   Video

Dr. John Lott talks to Dan Loesch on Relentless TV about the growth in concealed handgun permits, particularly for women and minorities. By July 2018, there were over 17.25 million concealed handgun permits, an increase of 890,000 over the past year.

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On the Michigan Talk Network discussing the national increase in concealed handgun permits

21 Aug , 2018  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the 890,000 increase in concealed handgun permits this past year in the United States.

(Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

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To deal with lone-wolf terror attacks, Israel is dramatically increasing the number of handgun carry permits

21 Aug , 2018  

Updated Post (August 21, 2018): In order to protect against lone-wolf terror attacks, Israel is increasing the number of citizens with permits to carry handguns in public. Based on the numbers reported by the Washington Post in May, an increase of between 35,000 and over 500,000 will increase the percentage of adult Jewish Israelis who carry to between 7.7% and 19.7%.…

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At Fox News: Anti-Trump media can’t handle ‘the truth’ as it piles on Giuliani comment

20 Aug , 2018  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News:

The anti-Trump media are in an uproar about a comment by President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that “truth isn’t truth.” News reports have taken Giuliani’s comment completely out of context – showing that many in the media really don’t care about the truth.