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On America’s Voice News: National Guard in D.C. to Maintain Safety and What the Biden Administration Means for Gun Ownership

23 Jan , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott appeared on America’s Voice News about the use of the National Guard in D.C. to maintain safety and what the Biden administration means for gun ownership.

(Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 1:20 to 1:27 PM)



On the Michigan Talk Network: What the Biden Administration means for Gun Ownership

22 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about what the Biden administration will mean for gun ownership.

(Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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Illegal Aliens

CBS’s Coyote: Uses a retired law and order border agent to make arguments for letting illegal aliens into US

22 Jan , 2021   Video

Here are very short clips from three different episodes of Coyote (Season 1, Episodes 2, 3, and 4), but it will give you a taste of how the show makes arguments for letting illegal aliens into the US and how Mexico’s problems are really a result of the US. The attacks on the US are always given the last word.…

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Despite Claims that they care about promoting Social Distancing, Virginia bans online classes for concealed handgun permits

21 Jan , 2021  

While Virginia colleges and K-12 schools have moved to online classes and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has waived certain training requirements for Class B commercial driver’s licenses, as of January 1, 2021, Virginia’s Democrats have ended online classes for concealed handgun permits. In addition, Northam imposed onerous COVID-19 restrictions on indoor shooting ranges. …



Nikki Goeser on the Phil Valentine Show 99.7 WTN: Tennessee Prison System Accused of Putting Prisoner Rights Groups Before Victims

21 Jan , 2021  

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser talked to Phil Valentine on the giant 100,000 watt WWTN-FM. They discussed how the Tennessee prison system won’t take away the good time early release credits from her husband’s murderer who has continued threatening her and stalking her from prison. Bizarrely, the Tennessee prison officials have told Goeser that they don’t want to take away the early release credits because they are afraid of upsetting prisoner rights groups.…


Gun Free Zones, op-ed

At Newsweek: Don’t Let Anti-Gun Activists Weaponize the Capitol Hill Riot

20 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has returned to the CPRC and he had this piece today at Newsweek.

After the riot at the U.S. Capitol, gun control organizations warn that armed rioters at state capitols across the country on Inauguration Day pose a threat to our democracy. They claim the only solution is for states to ban guns on capitol grounds, thus extending their bans on carrying guns on public property generally.



At Townhall: A Dark Moment for Democracy Affirms the Need for the Second Amendment

7 Nov , 2020  

Andrew Pollack, the new president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, has a new op-ed up at

Businesses in major American cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. erected plywood barricades for fear of election day violence. To observers in other countries, the picture of boarded up businesses looked like they came from the third world.


TV Bias On Guns: MTV’s Teen Wolf “I Don’t Like Guns”

18 Oct , 2020   Video

Media bias on guns takes many forms. Here is an all too typical example where a character simply comes out and says: “I don’t like guns.” In an episode titled “The Benefactor,” MTV’s Teen Wolf has a episode where they first show a man almost accidentally shooting his son and then a completely different scene where another man explains that “I don’t like guns” to a woman wants to teach him how to use guns for self-defense.…



At Bearing Arms: Number of Concealed Handgun Permits nears 20 million

17 Oct , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked ot Cam Edwards at Bearing Arms.

As Americans have embraced their Second Amendment rights by the millions this year, the number of concealed carry holders has grown as well, though not as quickly as you might think. According to the latest figures from the Crime Prevention Research Center, there are now 19.48-million Americans with their concealed carry license, which is up 4.4% compared to 2019.



On Lock n Load: Discussion the CPRC new annual report on the number of Concealed Handgun Permits

16 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Frady about our newest report on the number of concealed handgun permits.

(Tuesday, October 6, 2020, from 6:05 to 7:00 PM)

Part 1 Lock N Load October 6, 2020 Part 2 Lock N Load October 6, 2020