Coronavirus, Radio

On the Michigan Talk Network: Coronavirus used by Gun Control Advocates to justify gun bans

30 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about our piece in the Washington Times discussing how Gun Control Advocates used the Coronavirus to justify gun bans,

(Wednesday, April 29, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:45 AM)

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On Cincinnati’s WRKC to talk about Gun Control Advocates supporting state bans on gun purchases

30 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to WKRC’s Brian Thomas about the push to use the COVID-19 pandemic to justify a gun ban.

(Thursday, April 30, 2020, from 7:05 to 7:22 AM)



Putting the 52 people who worked or voted in Wisconsin election and have COVID-19 in perspective

30 Apr , 2020  

“Democrats point to images of masked voters waiting in long lines to cast ballots in Wisconsin’s April 7 primary to argue that reducing in-person voting is crucial to public health. . . . ‘Voting by mail is central to this in any event, but at the time of the coronavirus, very essential,’ said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.,

Coronavirus, Featured

On NewsMax TV’s to discuss how the United States is dealing with the Coronavirus

30 Apr , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott appeared on NewsMax TV’s liquid lunch to discuss our research on how the US compares to other countries in dealing with the Coronavirus.

(Friday, April 24, 2020, from 12:45 to 1:00 PM)

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On Lock N Load Radio: Nikki Goeser Spends an Hour On Her New Book “Stalked And Defenseless”

29 Apr , 2020  

Nikki Goeser talked to Bill Frady on his national Lock N Load radio show about her new book “Stalked And Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband In Front Of Me.”

(Tuesday, April 28, 2020)

Part 1

Part 2


background checks, op-ed

At National Review: California’s Ammo Background Checks Misfire

29 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott’s latest piece at National Review is available here.

California’s attempts to discourage gun ownership hit a bump Thursday. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez granted a preliminary injunction that stopped the state from enforcing its background checks on ammunition purchases. The initiative, which was spearheaded by Gavin Newsom when he was the lieutenant governor, passed in 2016 with 63 percent of the vote.



On the Coronavirus and gun ownership consideration during the pandemic

28 Apr , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Dr. Jeffrey Barke on his Facebook podcast, “Common sense answers to the Wuhan CCP virus.” They covered Lott’s writings on the Coronavirus and gun ownership during the pandemic.

(Monday, April 20, 2020)


At the Washington Times: Using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify a gun ban

27 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Washington Times on the claims being made by gun control advocates during the Coronavirus.

Despite all the claims that gun control organizations only want “reasonable” gun control laws, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed that they do want to ban guns. Gun control advocates somehow want to claim that closing down gun stores doesn’t infringe on people’s ability to own guns for self-defense.

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Did Illinois just ban or at least strictly limit concealed carry?

27 Apr , 2020  

Illinois Governor Pritzker has an executive order that will take effect on May 1st.

“Wearing a face covering in public places or when working. Any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering (a mask or cloth face- covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance.


On America’s Voice, Breaking Point: The New York Times’ Hypocrisy on a Coronavirus Skeptic’s Death

26 Apr , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott was on Breaking Point to discuss New York Times’ hypocrisy of a Coronavirus skeptic’s death and the Crime Prevention Research Center’s work comparing Coronavirus mortality rates across countries.

(Thursday, April 23, 2020)