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On the Michigan Talk Network: Will the Coronavirus Recede as the Spring Arrives?

29 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about our research looking at whether the coronavirus threat will recede as spring arrives.

(Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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US Department of Homeland Security declares that firearms related workers are “essential”

29 Mar , 2020  

The US Department of Homeland Security declares: “Workers supporting the operation of firearm or ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges” are essential.

This decision will have an impact on various court cases across the country where state and local governments have shutdown the gun stores as not being “essential.”

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On Nashville’s giant 50,000 watt WLAC: On our empirical work on the Coronavirus and seasonality

28 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott joined The Tennessee Star Report’s Michael Patrick Leahy on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC to discuss our new empirical work on the Coronavirus and seasonality.

(Tuesday, March 24, 2020, from 8:21 to 8:30 AM)

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Possible Mass Public Shooting stopped by permit holder in Tulsa shopping center

28 Mar , 2020  

A dramatic shooting was stopped on Friday night, March 27th, 2020 at a shopping center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This attack fits definition of what could have been a mass public shooting: a shooting in pubic that did not involve some other type of crime. Without the permit holder there to stop the attack, it could have resulted in multiple deaths.…

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On the Glenn Beck Show: Explaining why people should be buying more guns during the Coronavirus crisis

27 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Glenn Beck about states that are closing down gun stores and why people need guns for protection now more than is normally the case.

(Friday, March 27, 2020, from 11:35 to 11:45 AM)

Glenn Beck: “John is the really, truly a national treasure. He is the most important voice when it comes to guns, gun crime, gun statistics, and that is why he is despised by people on the left.

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On The Larry Elder Radio Show: To discuss mayors and governors as they deem gun shops “not essential”

26 Mar , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott was on Larry Elder’s national radio show to discuss mayors and governors as they deem gun shops ‘not essential,’ and force them to close. Is this a wise policy?

(Wednesday, March, 2020, from 7:21 to 7:30 PM)

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At National Review: Are Gun Stores ‘Essential’ Businesses? Yes, especially when jails and prisons are releasing inmates early.

25 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at National Review on states closing gun stores by claiming that they are “non-essential.”

Law-abiding citizens want the right to buy a gun, especially in the midst of a pandemic. Police have stopped responding to many 911 calls, and massive numbers of inmates are being released early from prison.

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On The Lars Larson Show discussing our research on the Coronavirus

24 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared on both the Lars Larson National and Northwest Radio Shows to discuss our work on whether the Coronavirus will recede as spring arrives and on quantifying the benefits from Trump’s policies.

(Friday, March 20th, 2020)

The Northwest show appears on 21 radio stations, including KVI in Seattle, KXL in Portland, and KXLY in Spokane, with about 350,000 listeners.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network: What does the Coronavirus mean for Self Defense?

23 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about what does the Coronavirus means for self defense.

(Wednesday, March 18, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss the spread of the Covid-19 virus

22 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott joined Vicki on the Vicki McKenna Show to go over the varied responses in both the US and globally to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. John and Vicki discussed the responses to this pandemic outbreak from countries such as China and Italy, and the steps President Trump and his administration have taken to remove bureaucratic red tape in order to help combat the virus’ spread.…

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