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Oklahoma becomes 16th state that allows concealed carry without a permit in all or virtually all the state

28 Feb , 2019  

Oklahoma has become the 16th state that allows people to carry concealed without a permit in all or virtually all the state. There are 15 states where no permit is required and Montana where a permit isn’t required in 99.4% of the state. As of 2018, over 10.21% of the adults in Oklahoma had a concealed handgun permit.…

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Dr. Lott testifies before Kentucky House Judiciary Committee on Constitutional Carry

28 Feb , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott testifies before the Kentucky House Judiciary Committee regarding Constitutional Carry. Dr. Lott was the first speaker on the bill. He was invited by Representative Savannah Maddox, the sponsor of the bill and a member of the Judiciary Committee. The vote on the bill was 12 for – 8 against – 3 abstain.…

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On the Right Hook Radio Show to discuss the push for Universal Background Checks in Congress this week

28 Feb , 2019  

Dr. John Lott was on Stephen Hook’s radio show on New Jersey’s WCTC to discuss the push for Universal Background Checks in Congress this week.

(Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 2:35 to 3:00 PM)

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On the Dennis Prager Show to discuss the resistance to the government providing crime rate data for illegal aliens

27 Feb , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Dennis Prager on his national radio show about the lack of data on crime rates by illegal aliens.

(Monday, February 18, 2019, from 1:30 to 2:00 PM)

Dennis Prager’s show is heard by over 1.5 million people.

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CPRC testimony today 12pm (noon) at KY State Capitol in House Judiciary regarding Constitutional Carry

27 Feb , 2019  

President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John Lott, will be testifying today at 12pm ET before the House Judiciary Committee regarding Constitutional carry.

 

Watch House Judiciary LIVE

Members of House Judiciary Committee

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New Video: Background Checks Punish Minorities

26 Feb , 2019   Video

In association with “Free the People,” the CPRC has put together a new video on the push for background checks on the private transfer of guns.

The U.S. House is voting on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 to impose universal gun background checks. But the fact is, if these rules had been in place, they would not have prevented a single mass public shooting in recent years.…

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Television Show Bias on gun control: CBS’ SWAT on a Dangerous Gay Gun Rights Club

26 Feb , 2019   Video

After two gays are injured in a hit-and-run car attack, CBS’ SWAT (Season 2, episode 16) shows another gay take a right-wing radio show host and his staff hostage because the radio show host has been very hostile to gays. The hostage taker threatens to kill the host and his hostages if there are “any acts of hate” directed against gays.…

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Mexico’s TV Azteca asks: Does the purchase and carrying of guns make people safer?

25 Feb , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott’s recent talk in Puebla, Mexico on More Guns, Less Crime is covered by Ahora Más, National TV News from TV Azteca — we are told that it is the second most watched news program in Mexico.

The entire talk is available here.

(Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 9 PM)

While Lott was at Yale for a couple of years and wrote the second edition of More Guns, Less Crime while he was there, he is no longer affiliated with Yale.…

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Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: Los Angeles Daily News, Breitbart, Orange County Register, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Rasmussen Report, and many others

25 Feb , 2019  

John Stossel, Townhall.com, February 20, 2019; Los Angeles Daily News, February 20, 2019; Orange County Register, February 20, 2019; Pittsburg Tribune-Review, February 22, 2019; Northwest Florida Daily News, February 23, 2019; Gainesville Daily Register (Gainesville, Texas), February 20, 2019;  Rasmussen Report, February 20, 2019; The Weatherford Democrat (Weather and Parker Counties, Texas).…

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On Chicago’s Morning Answer (WIND AM 560): Why did the Background Check System fail in Aurora, IL?

24 Feb , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott explains how the Democratic Governor “Pat Quinn,” at the time of the first background check for the Aurora, IL shooter, had actually cut the budget by 50% for resources to run background checks. It is likely because of this, that the background check was either not run or wasn’t run properly.…

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