Dr. John Lott was involved in a hearing that was on the subject of Red Flag/Extreme Risk Protection Orders. Thirteen states currently have passed these laws. The audio here has just Dr. Lott’s discussion. The other speakers spoke on condition of anonymity, so we edited the audio to only include Lott’s comments, which may appear disjointed as a result.…
Dr. John Lott talked to John Cardillo on NewsMax TV about whether people who have been involuntarily committed for even a period of observation should be banned for life from owning guns.
(Friday, December 28, 2018, 1:53 to 1:55 PM)
“The citizen deserves to have the means to defend himself, respecting the referendum of 2005, when he chose, at the polls, the right to self-defense.” From President Bolsonaro’s inaugural address, Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
In a Tweet, Brazil’s president-elect made news today by affirming his promises during the campaign: “By decree we intend to ensure possession of firearm to the citizen without criminal record, as well as make his registration definitive.”
There are only about 330,000 licensed firearm owners in Brazil.…
Dr. John Lott talked Heartland’s government relations manager Lindsey Stroud about the gun control debate in 2018 and efforts to watch out for in 2019.
(Wednesday, December 26, 2018)
Daily Caller, December 4, 2018
Concealed-carry permit holders are the most law-abiding demographic of U.S. citizens, according to a recent report by the Crime Prevention Research Center.
The report, titled, “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across The United States 2016,” compared permit holders to the general population and then to police officers in Florida and Texas, two states which largely mirror the rest of the country.
Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at The Daily Caller on the school safety report released this laws week by the Trump administration. The piece starts this way:
The “Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety” — signed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and Attorney General Matthew Whitaker — was released Tuesday afternoon, and it contained findings that may please both sides of the gun control debate.
Dr. John Lott appeared on Chicago’s WIND to discuss President Trump’s ban on Bump stocks.
(Tuesday, December 19, 2018, from 9:05 to 9:22 AM)
Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s National Post Radio, Sirius 167, to discuss Canada’s possible ban on handguns. Lott was discussing the recent piece he had published in the National Post.
(Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 8:32 to 8:45 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about CPRC’s research on mass public shootings around the world and the video that we did on the topic.
(Tuesday, December 18, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)