15 May , 2019

At Fox News: Gun controls backed by Dem presidential candidates would hurt poor and minorities

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Fox News on what the new gun control regulations proposed by Democrats will mean for the poor and minorities. The piece starts this way:

Name a gun control regulation, and you’ll find Democratic presidential candidates who enthusiastically support it.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., promised Wednesday that if she becomes president she will use executive orders to mandate background checks on the private transfers of guns, revoke the licenses of gun makers and dealers whose guns are used in crimes, and ban the importation of many semi-automatic guns.

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15 May , 2019

Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: The Daily Caller, Yahoo! News, Inside Sources, Washington Examiner, Breitbart, PowerLine, and others

 

The New American, May 6, 2019

John Lott couldn’t find a single instance of a shooting on a school campus where teachers and staff were permitted to carry concealed, going all the way back to 2000.

John Lott’s latest study refutes claims by anti-gunners that the presence of firearms on school campuses increases the chances of gun violence.

15 May , 2019

Our work mentioned in the Wall Street Journal

In article in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 about federal licenses held by firearm collectors, they had this discussion:

The cu­rio and relic li­cense that Mr. Saenz pos­sessed is is­sued by the fed­eral gov­ern­ment for an­tique firearm col­lec­tors. It stream­lines the pur­chases of his­toric or novel guns and would have al­lowed Mr.

14 May , 2019

On Los Angeles’s Big KABC Radio to discuss our new research shootings at schools

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry O’Connor on the big KABC-AM radio station in Los Angeles about our new research shootings at schools.

(Wednesday, May 8, 2019, from 4:08 to 4:23 PM)

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14 May , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss the extreme views of Democrats on Gun Control

For Democrat Presidential candidates, there doesn’t seem to be a gun control regulation that they don’t like. Dr. John Lott talks to Steve Gruber about the views of Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, and Eric Swalwell, though Lott notes that the entire Democratic presidential field raises similar points.

This week represents the launch of the simulcast of Gruber’s show on TV and radio.…

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13 May , 2019

On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss the students walking out of the gun control our new research on school shootings

Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show that covers most of Wisconsin (WISN, WIBA, WMEQ) to discuss the students at the Highland Ranch School students who walked out of the vigil for their fellow students who were harmed and our new research on armed teachers.

(Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 4:15 to 4:30 PM)

 

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13 May , 2019

Major New Research on School Safety: Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns haven’t seen school shootings during school hours

Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns are Extremely Safe: Data on the Rate of Shootings and Accidents in Schools that allow Teachers to Carry

Abstract

After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.…

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13 May , 2019

Nikki Goeser to Speak at the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Expo in Pittsburgh

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser will be speaking at the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Expo in Pittsburgh from 10 to 11 AM this next Saturday, May 18th. It is at the David Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

 

12 May , 2019

Does having teachers carry guns at schools pose a danger? Does it deter attacks?

Dr. John Lott joined Dana Loesch on her show Relentless to discuss the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new study on teachers carrying guns. The study is available here and the abstract is here:

After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.

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12 May , 2019

On the Bill Martinez National Radio Show: Should we have armed guards or armed teachers in schools?

Dr. John Lott spoke with host Bill Martinez about the best way to protect students against shootings at schools. Many believe that putting an armed guard or officer on the scene is the best way to protect people. However, Dr. Lott explains the importance of teachers being able to carry concealed as a way to better protect against active shooters.…

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