Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about our new research on mass public shootings around the world.
(Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)
Our research on the number of concealed handgun permits received coverage at NPR stations across the country. The number of concealed handgun permits provides some perspective to the 3,896 guns found by people at airports.
According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a conservative nonprofit, more than 17.2 million people have concealed handgun permits in 2018, up more than 5 percent this year.
Dr. John Lott joined Liz Wheeler on One America News’ Tipping Point to discuss the different definitions of mass shootings and how they are often misused.
(Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9 PM hour)
Dr. John Lott was on the Steve Gruber Show on the Michigan Talk Network to discuss our research on Mass Public Shootings.
(Wednesday, November 21, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson on Chicago’s WIND radio about the moves in many states to take away people’s guns, from Red Flag laws to wanting interviews with friends and relatives to requiring access to people’s social media accounts.
(Monday, November 26, 2018, from 8:35 to 8:48 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Cliff Kelley on Chicago’s black talk radio station, WVON, about our op-ed in the Chicago Tribune about mass public shootings.
(Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 5:37- 6:00 PM)
Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show that covers most of Wisconsin (WISN, WIBA, WMEQ) to discuss how the rate of mass public shootings is much higher outside the US.
(Monday, November 26, 2018, from 4:20 to 4:46 PM)
Fourteen states allow people to carry a permitted concealed handgun in all or virtually all of their state. This last year legislatures in both Oklahoma and South Dakota passed Constitutional Carry bills only to have the legislation killed by the Republican governors. But Oklahoma Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt and South Dakota Gov.-elect Kristi Noem both supported Constitutional Carry during their campaigns this year.…
The Associated Press’ article on Florida’s debate over expanding its program to let teachers carry concealed handguns by providing some perspective on how much of the country already allows it. The title of the article is: “Sheriff leading commission investigating Parkland shooting now supports arming teachers.” Their article that was carried by CBS News starts this way:
After the shooting, Florida law was changed to allow school districts to train and arm employees other than teachers, including administrators, librarians and custodians.
Dr. John Lott was on the national Jim Bohannon show to discuss what new gun control laws will be pushed for after the beginning of the year when new legislators take their seats. With Democrats picking up the House of Representatives and 6 new state legislatures, one of the first types of legislation that they are promising to pass are new gun control measures.…