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CPRC in the News: NewsMax, Yahoo! News, Breitbart, American Thinker, The Crime Report, CNS News, and much more

18 Oct , 2021  

A report released Friday finds that the number of concealed carry gun permits in the country rose 10.5% in the last year, growing to more than 21 million people.

The report, issued by the Crime Prevention Research Center, finds that the number of people getting concealed carry permits has increased by 48% since 2016, and grew by 10.5% amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the last year.

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18 Sep , 2021  

“If Biden is allowed to impose regulations without a vote by Congress simply because he decides it helps ‘public safety,’ there is no limit to what he can do,” gun advocate John R. Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told Fox News. “He could use this same reasoning to impose any gun control regulation that he wanted.”

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2 Sep , 2021  

“Most developed countries ban absentee ballots unless the citizen is living abroad or require Photo-IDs to obtain those ballots,” noted an August 2020 study by John Lott with the Crime Prevention Center. “Even higher percentages of European Union or other European countries ban absentee for in country voters…France banned absentee voting in 1975 because of massive fraud in Corsica, where postal ballots were stolen or bought and voters cast multiple votes.

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CPRC in the News: Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Politifact, Epoch Times, Real Clear Politics, and much more

5 Aug , 2021  

U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez on June 4 issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of much of California’s ban on purchasing assault rifles. State Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta has appealed the Benitez ruling, saying the state’s “strong common sense gun laws help curb not only mass shootings but gun violence as a whole.”

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27 Jul , 2021  

Economist and gun rights advocate John Lott wrote the successful and breakthrough book More Guns, Less Crime in 1998, and the anti-gun Left has never forgiven him for it.

Anti-gunners refuse to appear with the author, speaker, numbers cruncher, and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center on TV, radio, or any other medium.


CPRC in the News: Forbes, Daily Caller, New York Sun, Media Resource Center, and many more

6 Jul , 2021  

Polls show that 80% of Americans support requirements for a voter ID, including a photograph. Senator Manchin’s substitute bill does not require photo ID. You could use a utility bill or banking statement. A study by economist John Lott finds that 46 of 47 European countries require a government issued photo ID to vote.


CPRC in the News: Orange County Register, PEW, Business & Politics Review, Townhall, and more

19 Jun , 2021  

Overall, gun policies in state capitols, even after the January riot in Washington, remain split. About 30 state capitols employ metal detectors, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Conversely, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a pro-gun research group, about 23 capitols officially allow carrying legal firearms inside.


CPRC in the News: New York Post, The Blaze, The Floridian, Real Clear Politics, and more

7 Jun , 2021  

Reality check: Voter ID Is Huge in Europe

While Democrats are “warning anew of racist voter ‘suppression,’ . . . democracies in Europe and elsewhere tell a different story — of the benefits of stricter voter-ID requirements after hard lessons learned,” reports John R. Lott Jr. at RealClearInvestigations. “Of 47 nations surveyed in Europe — a place where, on other matters, American progressives often look to with envy — all but one country requires a government-issued photo voter ID to vote.”


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23 May , 2021  

For example, on September 9, 2016, Breitbart News reported data from John Lott’s book, The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies, which showed that Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law benefited black people more than white people.

Lott wrote:

“From 2005 through October 1, 2014, blacks made up 16.7 percent of Florida’s population and 34 percent of the defendants who invoked Stand Your Ground.

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6 May , 2021  

The court’s move complements the gun movement’s success on the legislative front, where advocates have worked to expand the presence of concealed weapons in public places. The number of Americans with concealed-carry permits rose to 19.48 million in 2020, up from 12.8 million in 2015, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a gun-rights group.