12 Jun , 2019

At Townhall: Mandating Gun Locks Can Have Unintended Consequences

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com on the money put into the Texas state budget to advertise the need for the safe storage of guns.

Last year, right after a student fatally shot eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged Texans to lock up their firearms.

11 Jun , 2019

On the Kerry Lutz Show: On all the Gun Control laws being pushed by all the Democrat Presidential Candidates

Dr. John Lott talked to Kerry Lutz about the push for more gun control laws by the Democratic Presidential candidates and also Michael Bloomberg’s unrelenting push for more gun control regulations.

(Monday, June 10, 2019)

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10 Jun , 2019

DRAMATIC REVELATION: The day of the Virginia Beach shooting one of the victims considered taking a gun to work over concerns about a colleague, but didn’t because of gun-free zone

We have previously pointed out how the shooting at the Virginia Beach municipal building was a gun-free zone. From The Virginian-Pilot (June 10, 2019) has this dramatic revelation:

Kate Nixon considered taking a gun to work on May 31, the day a co-worker killed her and 11 others in the country’s deadliest mass shooting this year, an attorney for her family said on a radio show Monday.

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10 Jun , 2019

Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: Fox News, Daily Caller, National Review, Townhall, and many other places

 

Daily Caller, May 15, 2019

Here’s a truth that every American should consider: There are at least 18 states that allow teachers to carry guns. And yet, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, there has NEVER been a mass shooting attempted in any school where teachers are armed.

9 Jun , 2019

On the Sandy Rios Show to discuss the Virginia Beach Shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Sandy Rios on her national radio show about the mass public shooting at a Virginia Beach Municipal Building occurring at yet another place where the victims were banned from protecting themselves and what can be done to help prevent something similar from happening in the future.…

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9 Jun , 2019

On the Sinclair Broadcast Group: “Mass shootings in US compared with other countries”

Dr. John Lott was interviewed by Sinclair Broadcast Group about the Crime Prevention Research Center’s count of mass public shootings across countries. Sinclair references Snopes.com’s criticism of our work because we looked at the per capita rate of attacks across countries and Snopes argues that one should just look at the total number of attacks by country.…

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8 Jun , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Another mass public shooting, another place where the victims were banned from carrying guns, the attack at Virginia Beach

Dr. Lott talks about the tragedy in Virginia Beach when an employee murdered 12 co-workers and injured others. The #2 operations building was a gun-free zone for employees. Nobody inside the building was allowed to have a gun for self-defense, yet the murderer brought a gun in illegally and killed his co-workers with zero resistance until the police arrived.…

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7 Jun , 2019

At Fox News: After Virginia Beach shooting, Dems seek ban on ‘silencers’ that don’t make guns silent

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News on the gun control push for suppressors.

Despite what you might believe from watchin­g television shows or movies, suppressors (commonly known as “silencers”) do not make guns “silent” — unless you consider an ambulance siren or a jackhammer to be silent.

6 Jun , 2019

On the national Jim Bohannon Show to discuss the Virginia Beach Shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon on his national radio show about the mass public shooting at a Virginia Beach Municipal Building occurring at yet another place where the victims were banned from protecting themselves and what can be done to help prevent something similar from happening in the future.…

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6 Jun , 2019

On the Lars Larson Show to discuss whether we should make firearm suppressors illegal

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on his national radio show about whether we should make firearm suppressors illegal and about the Virginia Beach attack.

(Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 5:35 to 5:45 PM)

Lars Larson’s National show is listened to by over 1.25 million people.

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