Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com on the claims of systematic racism by police that starts this way:
Would you describe police as the “new Jim Crow”? That is what Democrat Senate nominee Beto O’Rourke recently told students at Prairie View A&M University. Accusing police of “shooting that person solely based on the color of their skin.”
A video then went viral of Beto O’Rourke whipping a large crowd of blacks into a frenzy at the Good Street Baptist Church in Dallas with the words: “How can we continue to lose the lives of unarmed black men in the United States of America at the hands of white police officers?
Dr. John Lott had an op-ed in Investor’s Business Daily noting that we will continue to have confirmation battles such as Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s.
Judicial confirmations have become a blood sport, as the lengthy approval of Brett Kavanaugh showed. Wasn’t it just weeks ago at John McCain’s funeral that Democrats were calling for more civility in politics?
Dr. John Lott talked on the 50,000-watt KTLK’s Justice and Drew program about Michael Bloomberg’s massive campaign spending against Congressman Jason Lewis. Bloomberg has given $1.3 million to Gabby Giffords’ gun control organization to target Lewis.
(Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:35 to 8:44 AM)
Dr. John Lott will be giving a talk in NYC at The Monday Meeting this coming Monday at 6:00 PM. The talk will be on the CPRC’s new research on mass public shootings across countries. Ann Coulter will also be talking. Requests to attend need to be sent here: email@example.com.
Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News on the fact that even if Trump is president for two terms, Democrats will still control most of the lower courts. His latest piece starts this way:
Republicans are ecstatic and Democrats are livid about Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation as a Supreme Court justice.
With the conservative candidate in the Brazilian presidential election pushing hard to “give guns to good people,” the issue of gun control is front and center in the race. Rough translation of Dr. John Lott statement from the Portuguese in the Brazilian newspaper Mundo:
“The debate on gun control focuses on new regulations that nothing would have done to stop the massacre of Las Vegas.
Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network to talk about the huge amount of money that Michael Bloomberg is putting into flipping control of Congress to Democrats.
(Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)
Dr. John Lott will be giving two talks this coming week.
“AN EVENING DISCUSSION GUN RIGHTS IN AMERICA IN 2018,” Heartland Institute, OCTOBER 10, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 3939 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004, Tickets available here.
“WHAT DO THE REAL NUMBERS TELL US ABOUT MASS SHOOTINGS AND CRIME?” Gainesville Institute, Santa Fe College, October 12, 2018, 11 AM to noon, at Santa Fe College Health Sciences Building Room 108
Brazil has the highest murder rate of any developed country, so it isn’t surprising that people want to do something to protect themselves. “Right-wing” presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro won 46% of the vote in the first round election this past Sunday, massively outdoing the second place candidate for the Workers Party who got only 29.3%.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about why Supreme Court Confirmations have gotten so vicious (see also here).
(Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)