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In the Wall Street Journal: Mexico’s Soaring Murder Rate Proves Gun Control Is Deadly

22 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece in the Wall Street Journal about Mexico’s extremely high murder rate.

Another month, another record number of murders in Mexico. For the first nine months of 2019, Mexico had 25,890 murders—almost six times as many murders per 100,000 people as in the U.S. Does Mexico need stricter gun control?

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On Gun Radio Utah to discuss Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks

21 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to KNRS’s Clark Aposhian about his recent testimony before the Utah state legislature on Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks.

(Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 5:15 to 5:30 PM)

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Debate over Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks at Widener Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

20 Oct , 2019  

On Monday, October 21st, Dr. John Lott will debate Pennsylvania state Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery County) about Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks. The debate will be held at the Widener Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and will go from 4:30 to 5:45 PM. The address for the law school is 3800 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA, and it is sponsored by the school’s Federalist Society.…

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On Salt Lake City’s KNRS: Discussing testimony before the state legislature on Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks

20 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Rod Arquette on Salt Lake City’s KNRS about the proposals in the state legislature for Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks.

(Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 8:05 to 8:18 PM)

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On The Michigan Talk Network With Steve Gruber About Democrats Push to Have Felons Vote while they are in Prison

19 Oct , 2019  

Dr. Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the push for Democrats to have felons vote even while they are in prison.

(Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:35 to 8:44 AM).

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New York Times reporter demonstrates the anti-self-defense political bias in the media

19 Oct , 2019  

A New York Times reporter, Ted Alcorn, who used to be the research director for Mike Bloomberg’s Everytown is all excited that there is a big push for more gun control. It is interesting that he secretly subscribes to our email list.

Note political bias:

— Refers to the “gun lobby,” put aside that his old boss spent massively more money on politics

— Personal attack

Are either of these appropriate for a reporter or for someone who is teaching at the Columbia School of Public Health?…

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Testimony on Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks before the Utah Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee, Joint House and Senate committee

18 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott testified before a joint Utah House and State committee about Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks. The committee was the Utah Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee. Lott was introduced to the committee by Curt Oda, who served in the Utah state House from 2005 through 2016.…

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Learning about the CPRC’s Executive Director, Nikki Goeser

17 Oct , 2019  

Here is a story from last year about the CPRC’s Executive Director, Nikki Goeser.

Role models: They are the ones who inspire us, ones who have faced the challenges in their life head on and attacked every single one. Nikki Goeser, a gun owner from Tennessee, embodies this. Her passion for the Second Amendment drives her success everyday and the sadness of her past has strengthened her message in a way most would not expect.

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Bloomberg’s Everytown just makes up gun facts

16 Oct , 2019  

Let us help out Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown. For a group that claims to know a lot about guns, they apparently aren’t familiar with one of the best selling books ever from the University of Chicago Press: “More Guns, Less Crime.” There is also information from the National Crime Victimization Survey. Here are a couple of discussions from that book.…

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German Synagogue Shooter shows futility of gun control, uses homemade guns in attacks

15 Oct , 2019   Video

The number one goal of the 27-year-old man, Stephan Balliet, who attacked a synagogue in Karlsruhe, southern Germany, was simple: “1. Prove the viability of improvised weapons.” While he killed two people outside the synagogue, his plans were thwarted when he couldn’t get inside. His guns also jammed, apparently he failed to test out his guns before his attack.…