31 Oct , 2018

On the nationally syndicated John Gibson radio show to about the media coverage of the Pittsburgh Synagogue attack

Dr. John Lott was on the nationally syndicated John Gibson radio show to about the media coverage of the Pittsburgh Synagogue attack.

(Monday, October 29, 2018, from 1:20 to 1:30 PM)

31 Oct , 2018

Few mass public killers have obvious political or religious reasons for doing their shootings, vehicle attacks, or bombings

“right-wing terrorism has become far more commonplace — and, since 9/11, far more deadly — than Islamist terrorism in America” — Max Boot, Washington Post, October 28, 2018.

“the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them.” — CNN’s Don Lemon, October 30, 2018

“In a recent analysis of the data by the news site Quartz, roughly 60 percent of those incidents were driven by racist, anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic, antigovernment or other right-wing ideologies.

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30 Oct , 2018

At the Daily Caller: Attacks on police do nothing by harm

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at The Daily Caller that addresses the comments by Florida Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. It starts this way

Lots of Democrats are making it clear that they don’t trust the police. This past week, Andrew Gillum, Democrat gubernatorial nominee in Florida, claimed: “At the time that a law enforcement official has to go to a weapon, to a gun, to a baton, to a taser, then they have already have to go too far by their very presence.”

Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who is running for the Senate in Texas, created a ruckus when he described police as the “new Jim Crow.” Others, such as Vermont Independent Sen.

29 Oct , 2018

Concealed handgun permit holder stops man who enters an Alabama McDonalds firing his gun

“He’s my hero,” he said. “Because I can only imagine how it would’ve went if he wasn’t armed. We might not be here having this interview.” . . .

He said he heard more than 15 shots fired. . . .

— Markus Washington to WAFF Channel 48 News


29 Oct , 2018

On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss how the media is reporting on the Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show that covers most of Wisconsin (WISN, WIBA, WMEQ) to discuss how the media is reporting on the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. They also discussed the very biased news coverage by CNN against Congressman Jason Lewis. Despite Lewis not focusing on gun issues, he has been a major target of Michael Bloomberg, who has devoted millions of dollars to defeat Lewis.…

28 Oct , 2018

Television debate on ending Malaysia’s death penalty

Murder, drug trafficking and treason are all punishable by death in Malaysia, but maybe not for much longer. After Muhammad Lukman Mohamed received the death sentence for selling medicinal marijuana oil to cancer patients, there was public outrage. Malaysia’s prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, called for a review of the case and now wants to eliminate the death penalty altogether.…


27 Oct , 2018

On Minneapolis’ KKMS to discuss gun control in the election

Dr. John Lott talked to Lee Michaels on Minneapolis’ KKMS about the massive campaign spending by gun control advocates in the midterm election.

(Monday, October 22, 2018, from 6:05 to 6:30 PM)

27 Oct , 2018

Finally, a president who understands the danger of gun-free zones. President Trump on the mass public shooting at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue.

With at least 8 people killed at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue, Americans want something done that would actually make a difference. President Trump is actually offering useful advice.

President Donald Trump: “If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better . . . If they had some kind of protection inside the temple, maybe it could have been a very much different situation.


27 Oct , 2018

Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting apparently took place in another gun-free zone

UPDATED: With eleven dead and five others wounded by gunfire, the question about this incredibly horrible tragedy is: why someplace such as a Synagogue doesn’t allow parishioners to carry permitted concealed handguns? Apparently, during high holidays, the Synagogue has security present, but why not allow people to be protected quickly during the rest of the year.…

26 Oct , 2018

Racist Mass Public Shooting at Louisville (KY) Kroger stopped by concealed handgun permit holder

The national media has picked up on this story because the killer, Gregory Bush, is racist. But they are ignoring the fact that a white civilian with a concealed handgun permit stopped the attack. Both the people murdered at the Koger — Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67 — were black.…