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Media Coverage

Amicus Brief from Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett cites Dr. Lott’s work

14 Jul , 2021  

A complete copy of this Amicus brief by the state Attorney Generals for Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett is available here. The Supreme Court will hear the case in October, and it addresses whether people applying for a concealed handgun permit have to give a good reason before they get a permit.…



UPDATED: Gun Control Organization “Change the Ref” deceptively edits video of Commencement speech for Fake School, refuses to release video, Other Gun Control Groups applaud

26 Jun , 2021   Video

Originally posted at 11:04 AM on Thursday, June 24th, 2021.

“As a father whose daughter was murdered in Parkland, I’m all too used to how liberals engage in fraud and narrative-driving stunts to advance their gun control agenda. Lott has done excellent empirical work on public safety. They can’t attack him on the evidence, so they pull off a sad spectacle like this.”


On the Michigan Talk Network: Discussing the Chauvin Trial and claims of systemic racism by Police

27 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about claims of systemic racism among police and some of the problems with the Chauvin trial.

(April 22, 2021, from 8:31 to 8:42 AM)



UPDATED: Compiling Cases where concealed handgun permit holders have stopped likely mass public shootings

2 Apr , 2021  

This is a revised, updated version of a post originally written on April 21, 2015.

Columnist Eugene Volokh wrote in the Washington Post on April 20, 2015: “Have civilians with permitted concealed handguns stopped such mass shootings before?”  We provided Volokh with a list of such cases, which he used.

Below, we have collected news stories on more cases of permit holders stopping mass public shootings with their handguns (we separately collect cases where concealed handguns are used to stop other crimes).  …

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On The Vicki McKenna Show: CPRC’s Nikki Goeser discusses the unintended consequences of more gun control

1 Apr , 2021  

Monday, March 29, 2021

CPRC’s Executive Director, Nikki Goeser, discusses the unintended consequences of more gun control, such as waiting periods for gun purchases and red flag laws.


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Predictions that Democrats will gut Filibuster so that they can pass gun control regulations

25 Mar , 2021   Video

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer predicts Democrats will bypass bipartisanship to push through gun control legislation after deadly shootings in Atlanta, Georgia and Boulder, Colorado.



On WMAL with Larry O’Connor at CPAC 2021: Dr. John Lott discusses the Biden Administration pushing for more gun-control.

1 Mar , 2021  

CPRC’s President Dr. John Lott discusses various gun-control measures the Biden Administration is pushing.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


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Nikki Goeser on Gun Freedom Radio: Do Victims Even Have Rights?

24 Feb , 2021   Video

February 12, 2021


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Nikki Goeser “Stalked and Defenseless” Joins IFC Panel Discussion on Gun-Free Zones

19 Feb , 2021   Video

February 1, 2021

CPRC’s Nikki Goeser, author of “Stalked and Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband in Front of Me” speaks with a panel of Legislators and IFC about the tragedy she experienced as her husband, Ben, was gunned down in front of her in a “Gun Free Zone” by a man who was stalking her.…