The Federalist Society’s Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group sponsored a debate between Dr. John Lott and the Heritage Foundation’s Amy Swearer on Red Flag Laws. While Swearer believes that Red Flag Laws need to be part of the process, Dr. Lott argues that it makes a lot more sense to use the Baker Act/302s that are already in place and have extensive civil rights protections as a starting point for any new proposals.…
Dr. John Lott joined three other witnesses in testifying before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday afternoon, September 18, 2019.
A copy of Dr. Lott’s testimony is available HERE and a copy of his PowerPoint is available here.
Newsweek, September 2, 2019
Former Texas congressman and 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke demanded Capitol Hill politicians enact stricter gun control laws rather than offer “thoughts and prayers” during an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday. . . .
“We need to buy back every single assault weapon,” he later added in a tweet.
Dr. John Lott will be joining three other witnesses in testifying before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday afternoon, September 18, 2019.
A copy of Dr. Lott’s testimony is available HERE.
This week’s discussion of “On Watch” on One America News “will focus on the attacks on your Second Amendment rights. American companies are caving-in to pressure from the anti-gun crowd. Some presidential candidates are talking about gun buy-back schemes. And, San Francisco recently labeled the NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization.’ We will also discuss upcoming congressional issues.…
Dr. John Lott was on the Sandy Rios Show to discuss the newest push for gun control after the Midland, Texas shooting.
(Monday, September 9, 2019, from 8:20 to 8:37 AM)
From Fox Channel 4 KDFW in Fort Worth:
Nikki Goeser is skeptical. “I think bad guys don’t follow the law. I think a lot of the gun control measures will really only impact law-abiding citizens,” the NRA member said.
Dr John Lott talked to Graham Ledger on One America News’ The Daily Ledger about magazine size bans and Red Flag Laws.
This letter was submitted to the New York Times
Dear Letters Editor:
There’s a serious flaw in John Donohue and Theodora Boulouta’s claims about the 1994 assault weapons ban (“That Assault Weapon Ban? It Really Did Work,” September 4). There are few actual “assault weapons” of any type in their dataset, either pre- or post-ban.