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JOB OPENING at the CPRC

31 Aug , 2021  

Job duties:  Working exclusively in the field of researching the connection between crime, violence, and statutes and regulations concerning the private ownership of guns by conducting apposite research geared towards advancing the scientific understanding of the relationship between gun laws and crime and public safety. Utilize STATA data analysis and statistical software, manipulate data by reshaping, transforming, recoding, and aggregating micro-level data and extracting information from messy data.  Gather,…

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At Townhall: Democrats Are Remaking the Federal Courts at a Record-Breaking Pace

31 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

With the narrowest of Senate majorities, President Biden is remaking the federal courts at a record-breaking rate. Biden has successfully confirmed twice as many federal Circuit and District Court judges as any modern president had at this point in their presidencies.

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On the Michigan Talk Network: Terror Watch List grows to 2 million people. Will Democrats again try to ban people on the list from buying guns?

30 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the Terror Watch List growing to 2 million people. There is talk of the Democrats again trying to use the list, which clearly includes lots of non-terrorists, from being able to buy guns.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 8:33 to 8:42 AM)


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On St. Louis’ Giant KFTK-FM: Discussing the massive increase in government spending and debt

30 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Reardon on St. Louis’ giant 100,000-watt KFTK-FM about the Federal government’s rapidly expanding spending and debt.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021)

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On Denver and Colorado Springs’ KVOR: Discussing the massive increase in government spending and debt

29 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Tron Simpson on Colorado’s KVOR about the Federal government’s rapidly expanding spending and debt.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021)

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Featured, gun control

Taliban in Afghan start confiscating weapons from civilians

28 Aug , 2021  

The Taliban are collecting weapons and ammunition from civilians in Kabul following their swift takeover of Afghanistan.

A Taliban official told Reuters that people no longer needed weapons for personal protection because “they can now feel safe” since the insurgents have taken over. 

“We understand people kept weapons for personal safety. They can now feel safe,” the official said. 

gun control, terror

On America’s Voice Live To Discuss the 2 million people now on the Terror Watch List

27 Aug , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott joined Steve Gruber to discuss the 2 million people who are now on the Terror Watch List and Democrats’ desire to ban people on the list from buying guns.

America’s Voice Live Wed August 25 2021 from 1216 to 1212 PM

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Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Nineteen Cases During November 2020

27 Aug , 2021  

Houston, TX, November 8, 2020 (FOX 26 Houston)

Officers responded to a warehouse in the 14000 block of South Post Oak Road around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, the armed suspect forced his way into the warehouse and demanded money. Police say the suspect assaulted the business owner with a metal pipe, injuring his arms and head.

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Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety will spend $3 million just to train people to run for political office

26 Aug , 2021  

From the New York Times:

The gun-control group Everytown for Gun Safety plans to spend $3 million to recruit and train its volunteers to run for office, with a goal of having 200 enter races in the next election cycle.

The program is the latest step in a yearslong effort by groups that support stricter gun laws to become politically competitive with the National Rifle Association, which has kept a powerful hold on American politics as mass shootings have multiplied.

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On the Michigan Talk Network: Twitter Is Again Censoring Our Work On The Claim That Left Wingers were behind the Mass Public Shootings in NZ and El Paso

25 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about Twitter’s continued censorship of information about crimes by leftists

(Wednesday, August 18, 2021, from 8:33 to 8:42 AM)