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UPDATED: 21 State Capitols Officially Allow, soon to be 22 (And At Least 3 Others Allow In Practice), Some Form Of Legal Firearm Carry

15 Jan , 2021  

CPRC has found that there are at least 21 State Capitols in the U.S. which officially allow some form of legal firearm carry for either visitors, legislators, employees, or all of the above.  The New Hampshire state House is the most recent place to allow carrying permitted concealed handguns into legislative buildings.  …

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UPDATE: 83 Congressmen want to keep the ability to carry concealed handguns in the Capitol

3 Jan , 2021   Video

UPDATE: It appears as if Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) was able to keep the Democrats from changing the rules on letting members of Congress carry guns on Capitol grounds. Note also that in the video above, Boebert is pretty clearly using information that we put together at the CPRC (e.g., on how law-abiding concealed handgun permit holders are and see also here).…

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CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on WSMV Nashville News 4: Nikki’s Stalker Hank Wise is finally charged with the federal crime of stalking by mail.

30 Dec , 2020   Video

December 29, 2020

Hank Calvin Wise murdered Nikki Goeser’s husband Ben in front of her in Nashville, TN. While serving time in prison for the murder, he has been stalking/harassing her via the USPS.

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As shootings and crime climb dramatically, Gun permit requests by New Yorkers soared by 216%, but the rate that permits were approved fell by 81%

25 Dec , 2020  

With shootings up 96% this year, and murders up by 39%, it is understandable that people are concerned about their safety and have been applying for permits to own guns. New Yorkers seem people getting pushed in front of subway trains and getting robbed. They see the violent riots in the city.…

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CPRC in the News: Newsweek, Washington Times, Politico, Breitbart, and many others

20 Dec , 2020  

John Lott of The Wall Street Journal, who mentions the study in his 2013 piece on crime, alludes to a 5.7 per 100,000 murder rate prior to the ban expiring — in conjunction with the fact that the murder rate fell to 4.7 per 100,000, in 2011.

Gabe Kaminsky, “Biden’s nonsensical position on banning assault weapons,” Washington Times, December 8, 2020.

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Nearly 90% of suspects arrested on gun charges in NYC were released, shootings surge by 96%. Surprised?

13 Dec , 2020  

So how has the new bail rules and releasing prisoners from jail because of the Coronavirus worked in New York? But is it really surprising that at the same time that they are letting these shooters back on the street that there has been an increase in crime?

About 3,345 of the 3,793 perps arrested between Jan.

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At The Hill: We need more honest debate and rigorous research on gun control

12 Dec , 2020  

CPRC’s President Andrew Pollack has an op-ed at The Hill newspaper that responds to an attack from someone connected with the Brady Campaign against our past president, John Lott.

The Hill recently published an opinion by Griffin Dix allegedly exposing a “time bomb under President-elect Biden’s doormat.” The time-bomb wasn’t a bogus dossier, FBI agents lying in order to spy on Biden’s campaign, or a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden.

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CBS’s SWAT shows an “Assault Weapon” AR-15 with grenade launcher used by a criminal

10 Dec , 2020   Video

Do you remember when the 1994 Federal Assault weapon banned semi-automatic rifles with two of six different features? One of those six was a grenade launcher attached to the gun. Presumably, few guns were banned because they had that feature. While there are occasional rare cases of people caught possessing grenade launchers, we don’t know of any crimes committed with a grenade launcher.…

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Responding to false claims in the Washington Post Fact Check: Trump was correct that virtually all of Europe either prohibits absentee ballots or require Photo Voter IDs

7 Dec , 2020   Video

President Trump in speech of December 2, 2020: 

Most Americans would be shocked to learn no state in the country verifies citizenship as a condition for voting in federal elections. This is a national disgrace. No other advanced country conducts elections this way. 

Many European countries have instituted major restrictions on mail-in voting specifically because they recognize the nearly unlimited potential for fraud.