24 Feb , 2019

Our video on Adam Lankford’s false claims on mass public shootings passes 2.5 million view mark

UPDATE: The video that we did with John Stossel on Adam Lankford’s false claims about his claim that 31% of mass public shooters have been in the United States. Despite massive international media coverage and repeated requests from the Washington Post, Real Clear Politics, various researchers on both sides of the gun control debate, and others, Lankford has refused to let anyone see his claimed list of mass public shootings nor answered questions about how he was able to obtain a “complete list” of these attacks around the world in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and even 1990s.…

23 Feb , 2019

On the Bill Martinez National Radio Show to discuss the Aurora, IL mass public shooting and how lack of proper funding by the Democratic Governor for background checks, contributed to the process being a failure, and more…

Dr. Lott discusses the problems with Universal Background Checks and how the background check system failed to find the criminal background of the Aurora, Illinois mass public shooter.


(Monday, February 18, 2019)


22 Feb , 2019

On One America News’ Daily Ledger to discuss Universal Background Checks and Red Flag Laws

Dr. John Lott joined Host Graham Ledger on One America News’ Daily Ledger to discuss Universal Background Checks and Red Flag Laws.

(Wednesday, February 13, 2019)


21 Feb , 2019

CBS’ Bull warning that “everyone and their uncle has a gun” in this country and that is what makes it so dangerous

CBS’ Bull (Season 3, episode 12) is about a man in witness protection who has been murdered. The government is being sued for not properly protecting the man, and their initial defense is that the murder had nothing to do with him being in witness protection. The wife of the murdered man is shown in the clip where she is complaining about the risk of being shot to death in the United States, as she says “everyone and their uncle has a gun” in this country and that is what makes it so dangerous.…


21 Feb , 2019

Nancy Pelosi on her support for declaring a national emergency on gun control

Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks about her desire to use a national emergency to enact gun control regulations. From February 14, 2019:

just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people.

You want to talk about a national emergency? Let’s talk about today, the one year anniversary of another manifestation of the epidemic of gun violence in America.

20 Feb , 2019

Regarding Media Bias Fact Checks reference to John Lott’s research receiving money from the NRA

Given that Media Bias Fact Check (MBFC) is often pointed to as a useful source to evaluate bias in think tanks we have put this post together. MBFC references Alan Dershowitz’s claim 2012 claim on CNN to report that John Lott “has been accused of accepting funding from the National Rifle Association.…

20 Feb , 2019

At Fox News: On why two of the three NICS failed to find that Aurora shooter Gary Martin had a felony history

The Aurora shooter Gary Martin went through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) three times within a few months during 2014, but only the third background check found that he had a felony conviction from 1995. Dr. John Lott explained to Fox News what had happened. Here is part of the Fox News news article.…

20 Feb , 2019

At Townhall.com: Gun Control Advocates Use Aurora Shooting to Call for More Background Checks

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on the shooting this past Friday at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois. His piece starts this way:

On Friday, another mass public shooting occurred in yet another gun-free zone. In fact, the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, where five people were killed on Friday, clearly displays a “no guns” sign on its front door.

19 Feb , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Why do Democrats keep pushing Universal Background Checks as a way to stop Mass Public Shootings?

Dr. John Lott speaks with host Steve Gruber about the Aurora mass public shooting that took place recently at the Henry Pratt Company.

(Tuesday, February 19, 2019 6:45am-6:52am)


18 Feb , 2019

On DC’s WMAL to discuss the Aurora mass public shooting at Henry Pratt Co.

Dr. John Lott was on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall to discuss the mass public shooting at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, IL.




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