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Mayor Pete’s lies on Guns

18 Feb , 2020  

Dr. John Lott’s newest piece at Townhall.com on Mayor Pete Buttigieg starts this way:

One of the Democrats’ favorite talking points on gun control that we don’t need military weapons of war on America’s streets. Former mayor Pete Buttigieg has been the most effective of the presidential candidates at making this claim, because of his military background.

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At Fox News: How Bloomberg’s 2015 Racist Remarks Are Riddled With Inaccuracies

17 Feb , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Harris Faulkner on Fox News (Tueaday, February 11, 2020, from 1:15 to 1:20 PM) about Bloomberg’s claim:

“95 percent of your murders — murderers and murder victims fit one M.O. You can just take the description, Xerox it, and pass it out to all the cops.

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Television Shows Misrepresenting facts: NBC’s Chicago PD makes civilian with a gun look like a danger to himself and police

17 Feb , 2020   Video

This episode from Chicago PD has a man carrying a concealed handgun which he uses to stop his car from being carjacked. His child and wife were in the car when the attempted carjacking occurred. But, despite the man’s wife clearly warning her husband that a police officer had arrived on the scene, the civilian points his gun at the officer.…

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Nikki Goeser talk on the danger of gun-free zones

16 Feb , 2020   Video

Nikki Goeser talked at BamaCarry Conference about the dangers of gun-free zones.

(Saturday, February 8, 2020)

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CPRC in the News: Breitbart, John Jay College’s The Crime Report, WJLA Channel 7 in DC, Campus Newspapers, and more

16 Feb , 2020  

The Crime Report, January 24, 2020

The number of Americans with concealed-carry permits has reached almost 18.7 million in 2019, up from 12.8 million in 2015, says the Crime Prevention Research Center, a gun-rights group. That growth was fueled by states like Oklahoma and Kentucky, which legalized carrying a concealed firearm without a permit last year.

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Television Shows Misrepresenting Facts: “FBI: Most Wanted” showing mass public shooting at gun range

15 Feb , 2020   Video

How many mass public shootings have there been at gun ranges? Zero. In fact, 94% all the mass public shootings take place at places where guns are banned. But the television show isn’t interested in realism, but want to push back against the narrative that armed people can stop these types of attacks.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network: Discussing Michael Bloomberg’s claim that 95% of murders are committed by young minority males in “virtually all cities”

14 Feb , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about Michael Bloomberg’s claim that 95% of murders are committed by young minority males in “virtually every city.”

(Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 PM)

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CPRC in Madrid at Liberty Con Europe on March 7th

13 Feb , 2020  

Dr. John Lott will be speaking at Liberty Con Europe on March 7th in Madrid. The schedule is shown here.

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In the Sante Fe New Mexican: Understanding New Mexico’s ‘red-flag’ law

13 Feb , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has an op-ed on a Red Flag bill that is going through the New Mexican state legislature.

Nobody wants dangerous people to get guns. To some, the obvious solution is “red-flag” laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. Last week’s largely party-line vote in New Mexico’s Senate shows that these laws are more controversial than normally understood (“Senate passes ‘red-flag’ gun bill,” Feb.

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At Townhall: While Democrats Think This Bill Will Increase Illegal Immigration, The Opposite Will Happen

12 Feb , 2020  

Dr. John Lott’s latest op-ed at Townhall starts this way:

Democrats think that they have figured out a way to encourage more illegal aliens to come to the United States. The bill, “Protecting the Right to Organize,” which passed the House last week, allows illegal aliens to be protected by federal labor laws.