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On the Larry Elder Radio Show to discuss what we can learn from the Saugus High School shooting

17 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Elder on his national radio show about what we can learn from the Saugus High School shooting.

(Friday, November 15th, 2019, from 4:41 to 4:48 PM)

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On the Radio America Network: The Supreme Court decision to let the Sandy Hook plaintiffs lawsuit against Remington go forward

16 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Chad Benson and Neal Asbury on the Radio America Network’s Made in America about the Supreme Court decision to let the Sandy Hook plaintiffs lawsuit against Remington go forward.

(Thursday, November 14, 2019)

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At Townhall.com: After Another Mass Shooting, California Must Recognize Its Gun Control Laws May Actually Be Part of the Problem

15 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on yesterday’s school shooting. The piece starts this way:

Another school shooting, this time by a 15-year-old at Saugus High School in California, another quest for answers. Yet, 20 years after Columbine, the United States is still looking for how to stop mass public shootings.

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On the Michigan Talk Network: Democrats on the same page about gun control

14 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network to discuss what the Democrat presidential candidates are saying about gun control.

(Wednesday, November 13, 2019, from 8: 35 to 8:44 AM)

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Talk at the Wing & Barrel Ranch: December 1st

14 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott and, our executive director, Nikki Goeser will give talks at Sonoma, California’s Wing & Barrel Ranch on December 1st. More information on the Wing & Barrel Ranch is available here.

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The Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: Deseret News, Breitbart, Media Research Center, and much more

13 Nov , 2019  

Deseret News, October 16, 2019

John Lott, founder and president of the Virginia-based Crime Prevention Research Center, told the committee red flag laws are not useful in preventing gun violence, including suicide. Only one of the 17 states that have such a law mentions mental illness, he said.

It’s not true that guns are the most successful way of committing suicide, listing other methods that he said are just as lethal.

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss our latest research on assault weapons

6 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how the share of murders committed with guns has fallen over time, that it is lower now than during the federal assault weapon ban.

(Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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On Armed American Radio: Evaluating Gun Control Advocates claims on “Reasonable” Gun Control, A Real Life Failure In The Criminal Justice System

5 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on Armed America Radio about a talk by former Brady Campaign President Dan Gross to a rally of those who support the right to self-defense. What does “reasonable” or “responsible” gun control really mean? They also talked about new developments in the case of the stalker who murdered Nikki Goeser’s husband.…

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On Iowa’s KOKX AM Radio to discuss op-ed on Mexico’s gun control failure in the Wall Street Journal

4 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Suzy G on KOKX in Iowa to discuss his op-ed on Mexico’s gun control failure in the Wall Street Journal.

(Friday, November 1, 2019, 10:05 to 10:36 AM)

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With all the concern about assault weapons, how has the share of murders with rifles changed over time?

4 Nov , 2019  

With all the concern about assault weapons since the federal ban sunset in 2004, it is interesting to see what a small share of murders are committed with any type of rifle and how even that share has fallen over time. The percentage of firearm murders with rifles was 4.8% prior to the ban starting in September 1994, 4.9% from 1995 to 2004 when the ban was in effect, and just 3.6% after that (3.9% if you look at just the first ten years after the an ended).…

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