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CNN’s Chris Cuomo falsely claims no studies find illegal aliens commit crime at a higher rate than Americans, Steve Cortes points to our research

10 Jan , 2019   Video

On CNN Chris Cuomo, Ana Navarro, and Steve Cortes trade claims about research on crime by illegal aliens versus native-born Americans. While Cuomo and Navarro claim that there is no research showing illegal aliens commit crime at a higher rate than native-born Americans, Cortes cites research from John Lott with the Crime Prevention Research Center.…

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On Fox Nation: Will Universal Background Checks, Red Flag Laws, and Assault Weapon Bans make American’s safer?

9 Jan , 2019   Video

Fox Nation’s Deep Dive gets into the current gun control proposals being put forward in Congress and state legislatures. Host James Freeman leads a discussion with Ray Kelly (the longest serving Commissioner in the history of the New York City Police Department), John Lott (President, Crime Prevention Research Center), and Giannon Caldwell (Fox News political analyst).…

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On the Michigan Talk Network: On Universal Background Checks

8 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network on Universal Background Checks. Lott noted how these laws that the Democrats are pushing disarm the most vulnerable people in our country, particularly the poor.

(Tuesday, January 8, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

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On DC’s WMAL to talk about the Democrat’s big push gun control: Universal Background Checks and Red Flag Laws

7 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mary Walter and Vince Coglianese on DC’s WMAL about all the new gun control proposals that Democrats are pushing.

(Monday, January 7, 2019, from 7:35 to 7:43 AM)

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At Townhall: How Brazil’s New President Will Prove, Yet Again, That Gun Control Is Harmful

6 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed piece on what Brazil’s recent presidential will mean for people’s safety around the world.

Brazil’s strict gun control laws have failed. The country’s annual homicide rate now stands at 31 per 100,000 people—almost six times higher than the US rate. Despite bolstering of law enforcement after Brazil’s disarmament legislation took effect in 2003, the country’s homicide rate is higher now than in 2002.

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On Dana Loesch’s Relentless: A few examples of how data are misused in the gun control debate

5 Jan , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Dana Loesch about a few of the false claims made in the gun control debate. More information is available here.

(Friday, January 4, 2019: 6 PM)

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On the Michigan Talk Network about what the gun control debate will look like this year

3 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about new gun control laws across the US and what we can expect this year.

(Tuesday, January 1, 2019, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

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At the Union Leader (NH): The State House is safer with guns

2 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott’s piece at the Union Leader (New Hampshire) addresses the move by state House Democrats to ban the carrying of guns at the state Capitol. His piece starts this way:

One wonders how Democrats in the New Hampshire State House ever go to restaurants or movie theaters or grocery stores.