Our research is getting seriously discussed by politicians in South America

Aug 11, 2023 | Media Coverage

This segment is from Willax TV on Sunday, August 6th. The guest was Fernando Rospigliosi (the Former Minister of Interior). Minister Rospigliosi’s was referring to Dr. Lott’s talk in Lima, Peru that is available here. Here is an English translation of the TV show.

Fernando Rospigliosi: Some months ago John Lott, who is a North American expert, was in Peru. And he explained the case of Brazil, for example, when President Jair Bolsonaro came to power, he liberalized the possession of arms. And then a global campaign, all the media was saying: “the crime, homicides are going to increase, Brazil is going to be a disaster.”

Host: Quite the opposite
FR: 4 years later… Homicides had fallen..
Host: Completely
FR: With the liberalization and with the
Host: legal possession of arms