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On The Vicki McKenna Show: Discussing Democrats’ Promise to Eliminate the Filibuster and Pack the Supreme Court

28 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse case. Facebook describes Kyle Rittenhouse’s shootings, which appear to be in self-defense, as a mass public shooting. If so, it is the first time that we have seen a self-defense use of a gun classified as mass shooting.…

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On Montana Talks: Talking about Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the danger from Democrats getting rid of the filibuster

28 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Aaron Flint on the Montana Talk radio network about Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the danger from Democrats getting rid of the filibuster.

(Monday, September 28, 2020, from 8:40 to 8:50 AM)

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On The Dan Proft Show: Talked about Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court

27 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared on the national Dan Proft Show to talk about Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. They talked about Lott’s piece on her at Real Clear Politics.

(Friday, September 26, 2020)


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On KABC With Larry O’Connor: The History of Supreme Court Confirmations and Democrats’ Threats to Eliminate the Filibuster

26 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry O’Connor on the Los Angeles’ KABC-AM radio to talk about Lott’s piece in Newsweek on “Senate Republicans Have Precedent On Their Side” and the Democrats’ Threats to Eliminate the Filibuster.

(Wednesday, September 23, 2020, from 2:13 to 2:30 PM)

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On Chicago’s Big WIND AM To Discuss What the Election means for the Second Amendment

25 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott was on Chicago’s WIND-AM radio to talk about what the election means for the Second Amendment. They discussed issues from how Democrats make it particularly difficult for poor minorities to get guns as well as their push to get rid of the filibuster.

(Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 7:05 to 7:30 PM)

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Copy of Amy Coney Barrett’s dissent in Kanter v Barr, her views on the Second Amendment

25 Sep , 2020  

It looks likely that Amy Coney Barrett will be appointed to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. For those interested in her views on the Second Amendment, this is the case of hers to read. Her 37-page dissent from a 2019 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit shows her thorough and scholarly approach to applying constitutional provisions in light of their historical background and original public meaning.…

judicial confirmations, op-ed

At Real Clear Politics: Amy Coney Barrett a Clear 2nd Amendment Backer

24 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Real Clear Politics.

The Second Amendment is hanging in the balance, and Trump’s Supreme Court nomination this Saturday will determine its fate. All of Trump’s likely nominees – 7th Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 11th Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa and 4th Circuit Judge Allison Jones Rushing– would likely be strong on this issue.

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At Townhall: Democrats’ Threats to End the Filibuster and Pack the Supreme Court Will Help Republicans in November

24 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Townhall.

Despite pundits’ reactions to the contrary, the new Supreme Court vacancy will improve Republican odds keeping the Senate and the presidency. The Democrats are showing voters, like never before, what is at stake in this election.

Conservatives will be driven to vote for Trump if they fear giving Joe Biden the chance to appoint Ginsburg’s successor.

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Talking to the Canadian National Firearms Association about “Gun Control Myths”

23 Sep , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to the Canadian National Firearms Association about Lott’s new book “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched ‘studies’ have twisted the facts on gun control.” The interview with Lott started at 12:39 into the video.

(September 22, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:40 PM)

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judicial confirmations, op-ed

At Newsweek: Senate Republicans have Precedent on Their Side

23 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Newsweek.

While Senate Republicans promise to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court and Democrats threaten to pack the Court, leading Democrats claim precedent is on their side. “Mitch McConnell set the precedent,” Massachusetts senator Ed Markey tweeted.

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