Talks in Missoula, Montana tonight

4 Dec , 2019  

Nikki Goeser and John Lott will talk tonight in Missoula, Montana. They will speak about the statistics concerning universal background checks and “red flag” laws, according to the MSSA. This event will occur at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.


At Townhall.com: The Futility of Gun Regulations: From Ghost Guns to Background Checks

3 Dec , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com that starts way:

It seems obvious: Restrict gun access and people will be safer. Everything from gun bans to background checks keep being pushed as the solutions.

But theory and practice don’t always match.  Too often restrictions don’t stop criminals and only disarm law-abiding citizens, particularly poor minorities.


CPRC getting attention in Poland

1 Dec , 2019  

Since Dr. John Lott addressed members of the Polish parliament early last year, the Crime Prevention Research Center’s research has been getting some attention.

Take our recent work on assault weapons, where we showed that the types of guns used in murders that were covered by the ban actually fell after the ban ended.…