Featured, Media Bias

The use of machine guns on Television shows never stops: NBC’s The Blacklist

25 Feb , 2021   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to commit crime. This episode of NBC’s Blacklist (Season 8, Episode 1, November 13, 2020) starts off with a machine gun being used to break a federal witness out of federal protection.…

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40 States and the Federal Government prohibit the Seizure of Guns During Emergencies

23 Feb , 2021  

Forty states have laws that prohibit the seizure of guns during emergencies, six states have laws that allow such seizures, and four states and the District of Columbia have no such laws on the books. These laws largely passed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall on August 29, 2005.…

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On New England’s Giant 50,000-watt WCRN: Election Fraud and what Biden will mean for gun ownership

23 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Gary Goldman on New England’s giant 50,000-watt WCRN about election fraud and what Biden will mean for gun ownership.

(Saturday, February 20, 2021, from 10:03 to 10:30 AM)


On Chicago’s Morning Answer WIND-AM: On former President Trump’s 2nd acquittal

23 Feb , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott talked on Chicago’s most popular morning talk program, WIND-AM’s Morning Answer, about former President Trump’s 2nd acquittal.

(Monday, February 15, 2021, 7:35 to 7:50 AM)…

Media Bias

Yet another CBS Television Show Concerns about White Supremacists Engaging in Gun Violence

22 Feb , 2021   Video

CBS’s NCIS LA (S12 E10, February 14, 2021) has the left wing activists changing their plans for peaceful demonstrations against police violence because of threatened violence by white supremacists (who also happen to be police officers during their day jobs).

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On The Tron Show: Discussing allowing people to carry guns at state Capitols

22 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Tron Simpson on Colorado’s KVOR about the increasing number of state Capitols that allow people to carry guns.

(Sunday, January 31, 2021)

Defensive Gun Use

What clearly would have been a mass public shooting in Louisiana was stopped by multiple armed civilians

22 Feb , 2021  

Having murdered two people and wounded a couple of others, it is clear that the attacker intended to kill as many people as possible. The quick response by people with concealed handgun permits stopped the attack.

A person entered a gun store and shooting range in a New Orleans suburb and fatally shot two people Saturday, prompting customers and staff to open fire on the shooter, a sheriff said.

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On Michigan Talk Network: Biden pledges action on guns amid resistance – Taxes, reclassifications, banning online sales

21 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the Biden administration’s proposals gun control: taxes, reclassifications, and banning online sales.

(Wednesday, February 17, 2021, from 8:35 to 8:46 AM)


Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Washington Examiner, Real Clear Politics, Breitbart, Epoch Times, and much more

21 Feb , 2021  

. . . John R. Lott Jr., former president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, argued in an op-ed that the reasoning behind Biden’s gun control agenda is flawed.

“Far less than 1 percent of guns are ever used in crimes, suicides, or accidents, and when they are, it’s virtually always the result of the user’s actions,” he wrote, arguing that plenty of other products are used to commit crimes, including cars and computers, or are associated with accidental deaths, such as swimming pools.