At the Washington Times: Liberal politicians who order police to stand down are the same people who want to ban guns

5 Jun , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Washington Times about liberals apparently

Minneapolis and other major cities have finally re-opened, at least to looters and arsonists. For three days, police in Minneapolis and St. Paul were ordered to stand down as rioters destroyed their cities. In New York City and Washington, D.C.,


At Townhall: The System Has Failed People of All Races—I Know From Experience

4 Jun , 2020  

The CPRC’s Executive Director, Nikki Goeser, has an op-ed at Townhall that points out that while people focus on race, lots of other people have felt let down by the system.

After you read this, if you live in Tennessee, you might want to email the governor and make sure that the Tennessee Department of Corrections finally takes away the good time early release credits that the stalker who murdered Nikki’s husband and who has continued to stalk her from prison by constantly writing “love” letters is taken away from him.…

op-ed, Social Media Censorship

At Townhall: Twitter’s Inconsistent Standards in Deleting Tweets from Trump to Kaepernick

3 Jun , 2020  

The political bias by social media has continued. At the Crime Prevention Research Center, we have dealt with social media bias direction many times (see here for some of our posts). Here is Dr. John Lott’s latest piece on political bias by Twitter.

Twitter is not letting the battle of ideas proceed without tipping the scale towards liberals. 


Defensive Gun Use, Riots

Polk County, Floria Sheriff on the Riots after George Floyd’s death: “people in Polk County like guns”

2 Jun , 2020   Video

“The people in Polk County like guns, they have guns, I encourage them to own guns… And if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I’m highly recommending they blow you back out of the house with their guns.”

Ken Suarez and Catherine Hawley, “Peaceful protesters gather in Polk County; curfew in effect at 8 p.m.,”

Media Bias

Another Television Show With Criminals Using Machine Guns to Outgun Police: CBS’s SWAT

2 Jun , 2020   Video

As we have pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to shoot people and outgun police. CBS again shows criminals using machine guns. SWAT (S3 E21 May 20, 2020) has a number of criminals using machine guns in Los Angeles.

In real life, criminals use machine guns so rarely that a 2016 survey of prison inmates only broke down the numbers for uses of handguns, rifles, and shotguns.…

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On One America News: COVID-19 death toll may be half what’s on record

1 Jun , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to One America News’ John Hines about our work the CDC inflating the number of people who have died from the Coronavirus. Since this interview was recorded, the CDC released information showing a much lower rate of asymptomatic cases for the virus.

(May 28, 2020)