On Chicago’s WIND to discuss the George Floyd Murder Trial

21 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott appeared on Shaun Thompson Show on Chicago’s WIND to discuss the George Floyd murder trial.

(Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 7:05 to 7:25 PM)


On America’s Voice to talk about Mail-in Ballot Problems in Missoula, Montana

20 Apr , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to John Frederick on America’s Voice about the problems found with mail-in ballots in Missoula, Montana. More information is available here and here.

(Tuesday, April 13, 2021, from 4:15 to 4:27 PM)

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At Townhall: The Hysterical Reaction to the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Endangers Lives

20 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott and Dr. Timothy Craig Allen, who is both on our Board of Directors and a governor of the College of American Pathologists, have a new piece at Townhall on the inability of public health people to understand the notion of trade-offs.

Pausing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will result in more deaths.


On Armed American Radio about Biden’s false claims about guns

19 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters about Joe Biden’s many false claims about guns (for further discussion see here and here).

(Sunday, March 11, 2021, from 9:35 to 10:00 PM)


Media Bias

ABC’s Boston Legal, yet another show having a defensive gun use going wrong

19 Apr , 2021   Video

The media bias showing that things always go wrong with people using guns for self defense has been going wrong for years. In this episode of Boston Legal (Season 1 Episode 9 December 12, 2004), a man expresses his anger towards his ex-wife to his therapist, talking about fantasizing that he wants to kill her.…

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Media Coverage

Rush Limbaugh Show mentions our work on policing

18 Apr , 2021  

Jason Lewis, the substitute host for the Rush Limbaugh show, mentioned our research on blacks being more likely to report violent crime to police than whites.

Jason Lewis: . . . It seems that people still want the police. In fact, my old friend Dr. John Lott as well as Heather Mac Donald — people that have actually looked into the criminal justice statistics — show that black folks are nine percentage points more likely to call the police, more likely to report violent crimes committed against them to the police than white folks.

Defensive Gun Use

Armed shopper fires gun in Beech Grove Walmart after shoplifter pulls weapon on security guard

18 Apr , 2021  

Police say a shopper with a permitted concealed gun prevented a Walmart security guard in Beech Grove from being seriously injured. The permit holder fired his gun, stopping the attack on the security guard.

Police say an armed shopper prevented a Walmart security guard in Beech Grove from being seriously injured on Saturday afternoon after he fired his gun.


On One America News: With Iowa and Tennessee, there are Now 20 Constitutional Carry States

18 Apr , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to One America News’ John Hines about the move to Constitutional Carry. There are now 20 Constitutional Carry states.

(OAN, Sunday, April 11, 2021)



On Las Vegas’ Giant KXNT: Discussing Vote Irregularities in Montana

17 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Alan Stock on Las Vegas’ 50,000 Watt KXNT about vote irregularities with mail-in votes in Montana.

(Monday, April 12, 2021, from 11:35 to 11:46 AM)


Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases From February to March 2020

17 Apr , 2021  

Charlotte, NC, February 4, 2020 (WCNC)

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers were called to a reported shooting on Myers Mill Lane, just off Lancaster Highway around 6:30 a.m. When officers go to the house, they found a 17-year-old who had been shot. Officers learned during their investigation that the teen approached a woman and tried to steal her car at gunpoint.