Post by: johnrlott

Defensive Gun Use

Concealed handgun permit holder stops gunfight in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Mall

19 Oct , 2021  

This past Sunday, four people were injured after a fight between two teenagers at Lancaster’s Park City Center Mall escalated into a shooting this past weekend. A 16-year-old who was illegally carrying a gun started the shooting. But it could have been much worse were it not for a concealed handgun permit holder.…

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Radio

On Chosen Generation With Pastor Greg: About why gun crime is increasing and about the increase in concealed handgun permits

19 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Pastor Greg on his national radio show that is heard on 75 different stations (including the big KABC in Los Angeles) about why gun crime is increasing and the increase in concealed handgun permits.

(Thursday, October 14, 2021)

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Original Research

The Crime Prevention Research Center Completely Dominates The Social Science Research Network’s Listing Of Academic Crime Research

19 Oct , 2021  

The Social Science Research Network’s eLibrary provides 950,733 research papers from 503,172 researchers in more than 65 disciplines. 

Dr. John Lott’s work was the 14th most downloaded researcher ever.

No other researcher or university or center has even a fraction as many top crime papers as does the Crime Prevention Research Center.

Featured, Media Coverage

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.

Radio

On Armed American Radio: Texas School shooting and why is Crime out of control in Chicago

18 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on the 250 radio stations that carry Armed American Radio about the recent school shooting in Texas, our research on school shootings, and why crime is out of control in Chicago. Sorry that the quality of the sound on this, but Dr.…

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Gun Free Zones

Mall Shooting in Pennsylvania is in yet another gun-free zone

17 Oct , 2021  

The Park City Mall at 142 Park City Center, Lancaster, PA 17601 had a shooting. But as happens time after time, this was another place where citizens are banned from having guns for protection.

Police confirm to Action News that multiple people inside the mall were shot. There was no immediate word on how many victims were struck by gunfire, but all the injuries appear to be non-life-threatening, said police.

Radio

On the Michigan Talk Network: Concealed Carry Gun Permits are Soaring

17 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about our new report on the record increase this last year in concealed handgun permits.

(Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 8:33 to 8:42 AM)

Media Bias

The “Free Guy” Movie lectures people about “Massive” Gun Violence Problem

17 Oct , 2021   Video

A new Ryan Reynolds movie, Free Guy, has it dig about gun violence in the United States.

Guy (Ryan Reynolds): Milley, how many times a day are the banks robbed in your world?

Molotov Girl (Jodie Comer): Hardly ever, Guy.

Guy: What about corpses, Milley? Do you see a lot of those?

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Radio

On Montana Talk: There Are Far More Defensive Gun Uses Than Murders In America. Here’s Why You Rarely Hear Of Them.

16 Oct , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Aaron Flint on the Montana Talks Network about his piece at Real Clear Investigations titled: “There Are Far More Defensive Gun Uses Than Murders In America. Here’s Why You Rarely Hear Of Them.

(Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 10:20 to 10:36 AM)

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Vote Fraud

Election Judge and others in three South Philly voting divisions cast fraudulent votes for candidates at all levels of government for decades

16 Oct , 2021  

Marie Beren was involved in election counts since 1984. This appears to be something that was happening all across Philadelphia.

The government claims that the consultant in question directed Beren to add fraudulent votes to candidates supported by the consultant. In some cases, the candidates were clients of the consultant. Prosecutors say that these fraudulent votes were cast for candidates at every level of government, from municipal to state to federal.