Post by: johnrlott

op-ed, Vote Fraud

At the Washington Times: Taking another look at election fraud Courts reject Republican challenges because they want evidence of enough fraud to change outcome, a catch-22

15 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Washington Times responding to claims that Trump lied about election fraud.

Last week, during Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, we were told that his offense was “the big lie” that the election was stolen. That “big lie” is responsible for the Jan.

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Featured, Media Bias

CBS’s NCIS LA again confuses AR-15s with machine guns

15 Feb , 2021   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to commit crime. This episode of CBS’s NCIS LA (Season 12, Episode 8, January 10, 2021) has an agent warn: “those are AR-15s.” The gun then fires like a machine gun.…

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Featured, Media Bias

CBS follows Bloomberg’s Everytown on the Dangers of “Ghost Guns”

15 Feb , 2021   Video

“Ghost guns” are homemade guns. It is already illegal for people to sell these guns because they don’t have serial numbers. Guns are pretty simple items to build. You can build a shotgun with a few sections of pipe and a nail. Requiring background checks on all parts of guns has been one of the goals of Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown.…

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Radio

On the Lars Larson Show: What is House Bill 127 and What are Biden’s plans for classifying semi-auto rifles as Class III weapons?

14 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on his national radio show about how the what is House Bill 127 and what are Biden’s plans for classifying semi-auto rifles as Class III weapons.

Lars Larson’s National show is listened to by over 1.25 million people.

Radio

On The Lars Larson Show: Did Trump make the “big lie” about election fraud?

14 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott appeared on both the Lars Larson National and Northwest Radio Shows to discuss his latest op-ed piece at Townhall on the Senate impeachment trial. Hint: the answer to the question is “no.”

(Friday, February 12, 2021)

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

Media Bias

CBS Television show again pushing the supposed dangers of guns in the home

13 Feb , 2021   Video

On CBS’s Magnum PI (S3 E8 February 12 2021), a twelve-year-old steals his father’s gun from a bedside table and accidentally shoots his ten-year-old brother. The message is parents should be afraid of guns in the home even if the parent is at home. But this again greatly exaggerates the dangers of guns in the home.…

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Radio

On Gun Radio Utah To Discuss Universal Background Checks

12 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to KNRS’s Clark Aposhian about Salt Lake County requiring Universal Background Checks for the private transfer of guns.

(Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 5:35 to 5:45 PM)

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Featured, gun control

How Democrats in Washington plan to get gun control passed, Gun Control Groups have major meeting with the Biden Administration

12 Feb , 2021   Video

Now that Democrats control both Congress and the presidency they have been explaining how they are going be able to get gun control legislation passed. With Michael Bloomberg having spent over $600 million pushing for Biden to become president (over $125 million just in Florida) and spending large amounts on getting Democrats elected to other offices, gun control is obviously going to be near the top of Democrats agenda.…

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Radio

On The Rod Arquette Show: Biden’s initial moves on gun control as well as Utah and Montana adopting Constitutional Carry

11 Feb , 2021  

Dr. John Lott joined the show to discuss Biden’s initial moves on gun control as well as Utah and Montana adopting Constitutional Carry.

(Monday, February 8, 2021, from 6:35 to 6:46 PM)

technology and crime

How Technology Helped Solve or Commit Crime: iPhone used to solve arson of police cars, catch a mass public shooter, India bans 118 Chinese apps over concerns of spying

11 Feb , 2021  

Suspect’s iPhone used to slave the arson of two police cars

Forbes reports how iCloud data from a suspect’s iPhone 7 allowed the FBI, to apprehend a man accused of firebombing two police cars in Seattle. The firebombing took place on May 30th, 2020. The data included screenshots of both the suspect in the act, a list of “ingredients” for a Molotov cocktail, and even incriminating videos.…