Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) pushes gun background checks on private transfers because “We Could Have Parkland at Any Time,” but there is not 1 mass public shooting this century that would have been stopped by this law. So why do gun controllers keep pushing it as a solution?
As usual, this interviewer on CNN refuses to ask a tough question.…
Dr. John Lott has a new piece in the Sunday Las Vegas Review-Journal about the new gun control law just signed by Gov. Steve Sisolak. The piece starts this way.
Everyone wants to stop dangerous criminals or people with serious mental illness from having guns. We feel that as strongly as ever on the one-year anniversary last week of the Parkland high school attack.
Tallahassee Democrat, February 22, 2019
Currently, teachers in 28 states can carry firearms, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a conservative nonprofit organization. District approval is required in most states and restrictions and training requirements vary. . . .
The Oswegonian, February 15, 2019
There are currently 28 states that allow teachers to carry firearms, according to a conservative nonprofit organization called the Crime Prevention Research Center.
“Did you ever see him with guns at work?” the anchors asked Probst [an employee at the company] about the shooter.
“No. We are not even supposed to have any guns at work.” He said.
— ABC Channel 7, WLS, Chicago
Reportedly, five were murdered in the attack at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois.…
Congressmen Collins (ranking member), Gaetz, and Gohmert were among those who used Crime Prevention Research Center research during the mark up of the Universal Background Check bill (that covers background checks on private transfers of guns).
Congressman Doug Collins is using a CPRC analysis on concealed handgun permit holders from about five years ago.…
President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, John Lott, joins Dana to debunk the false information and cherry-picked statistics put out by Everytown for Gun Safety.
Dr. Lott testified before the Pittsburgh City Council about a range of gun control laws that they are considering and offers a compromise in the debate on how to fix the Background Check System if they truly want Universal Background Checks. A compromise that seems to be ignored. Notice the behavior of Councilman Bruce Kraus at the end of the video.…
Dr. Lott speaks with host Steve Gruber about the real problems with gun-control laws currently being debated in Congress. Dr. Lott provides examples of where so-called “sensible” gun-control laws, such as Universal Background Checks, could turn many well-intentioned Americans into felons.
Frequently, the proposed solution to these mass shootings is to simply spend more money on mental health.
MAJOR GARRETT: . . . Do you believe the legislation the Senate did not pass would have made any difference in this case [the Elliot Rodger’s shooting]?
SENATOR RICHARD BLUMENTHAL: The legislation that failed to pass–it got support from fifty-five senators–would have provided a mental health initiative with more resources, greater ability for the Santa Barbara police to intervene–to use the sheriff’s word–to have professionals trained in diagnosing and detecting this kind of derangement.
Dr. John Lott has been invited to testify about the City of Pittsburgh’s proposed gun control ordinance on Tuesday, February 12th before the Pittsburgh City Council. The testimony is scheduled for 1:30 PM.