Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Use: Woman wounds stepfather who is attacking her mother with a wrench

31 Jan , 2021  

Navy Captain Henry Herbig IV clearly planned to murder his estranged wife and stepdaughter. His plans had been carefully written out in extensive notes left in his car. But Herbig’s plans didn’t work out has he thought.

But Herbig never got a chance to fully carry out his plan of murdering them both, dumping their bodies, and using chemicals to help speed up the decomposition process.



On Lock N Load: Discussing the Deep State, Our piece at Newsweek on how Anti-Gun Activists Weaponize The Capitol Hill Riot

31 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Frady about his experience working in the Federal government, and how the bureaucracy at the Department of Justice fought against against President Trump. They also discussed Lott’s piece at Newsweek on how anti-gun activists are weaponizing the Capitol Hill riot.

(Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 6:05 to 7:00 PM)

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Media Bias

More TV Bias on Guns: Another Mass Public Shooting, is the US more dangerous than Mexico? Show implies it is.

31 Jan , 2021   Video

This episode of CBS’s FBI shows a public shooting at a quinceañera (a celebration of a Latino girl’s fifteenth birthday) at a restaurant (S3 E4 Jan 24, 2021). A white supremacist did the shooting. The aggrieved father whose wife and daughter have just been murdered relates a conversation that he had with his wife about her concerns that the US is more violent than Mexico.…

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On Nashville’s Giant WWTN: Tennessee Prison System putting Prisoner Rights Groups Before Victims

30 Jan , 2021  

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser talked to Pamela Furr on the giant 100,000 watt WWTN-FM. They discussed how the Tennessee prison system won’t take away the good behavior/early release credits from her husband’s murderer who has continued harassing her from prison. Bizarrely, it seems the Tennessee Department of Correction doesn’t want to take away the early release credits because they are afraid of upsetting prisoner rights groups.…



On One America News: Biden’s Gun Control Plan during his first 100-days and is Democrats’ Impeachment of Trump Constitutional?

30 Jan , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott is interviewed by One America News’ Graham Ledger (interview starts at about the 21:18 mark). They start talking about the gun control issue at the 27:15 mark.

From One America News:

The Democrat party is so afraid of Donald Trump that its leadership in Congress is weaponizing the constitution a second time in order to politically cripple the 45th President of the United States.

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gun control

At Real Clear Politics: The Flawed Thinking Behind Biden’s Gun Control Bill

29 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott discusses Joe Biden’s top legislative priority for gun control during his first 100 days. Besides Real Clear Politics, the piece was published in Epoch Times and The Sun Times (Fairfield, Connecticut).

“The coming years will decide the survival of our Second Amendment,” President Trump warned before the election.

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Constitutional Carry, Radio

On Montana Talks: Discussing the Permitless Carry and Elimination of Gun-free Zone Bill before the Montana Senate

28 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Aaron Flint about HB 102, which would make the entire state permitless carry and eliminating many gun-free zones in the state. Montana Talks is heard across the state. The state Senate Judiciary Committee will be revoting on amendments to the bill on Friday, January 29, 2021.…


judicial confirmations

Democrats announce plans to pack the federal Circuit and District Courts

28 Jan , 2021  

While President Biden’s commission on what changes should be made to the US Supreme Court has gotten the most attention, Democrats are also promising to increase the number of federal Circuit and District court judges — also known as packing the courts. Trump was just able to bring the Federal lower courts into rough political balance.…


Gun Free Zones, op-ed

In the Missoulian and Montana Standard: Bill will allow guns in Montana’s Capitol

28 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the Missoulian and Montana Standard newspapers.

Montana looks set to become the 24th state that allows citizens to carry guns in the state Capitol. The bill passed the House and is now before the Senate, eliminates more gun-free zones than just the state Capitol.



Montana Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Friday to determine if people are allowed to carry concealed in restaurants that serve alcohol in all 50 states

27 Jan , 2021  

Only one state, Montana, still bans people with concealed handgun permits from carrying their guns in restaurants that serve alcohol. Montana allows people to carry openly in these restaurants, just as they allow open carry in banks. On Friday, January 29, 2021, Montana’s state Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on amendments to determine whether Montana remains the only state that bans carrying in such restaurants.…