On Lock N Load Radio: On Crime in Chicago and other cities and our new research on mass public shootings

22 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Frady about our op-eds on crime in Baltimore and Chicago and our new research on mass public shootings.

(Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 6:05 to 7:00 PM)

Lock N Load August 18, 2020, part 1
Lock N Load August 18, 2020, part 2


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On Baltimore’s Giant 50,000-Watt WCBM: “Gun Control Myths”

19 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Derek Hunter on Baltimore’s giant 50,000-Watt WCBM radio about Lott’s new book, “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched “studies” have twisted the facts on gun control.”

(Friday, July 31, 2020, from 11:05 to 11:30 AM)



On CBN News: Politician Who Labeled NRA a ‘Terrorist’ Group Sues to Close Them Down

18 Aug , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott was interviewed about Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against National Rifle Association.

John Lott Jr., the author of Gun Control Myths and head of the Crime Prevention Research Center, said of James, “When she ran for office in 2018, one of her campaign promises – a major campaign promise – was to go after the non-profit status for the NRA.”


And people wonder why gun sales are skyrocketing: Over 60 Portland 911 calls go unheeded overnight as police respond to riot

16 Aug , 2020   Video

Among the calls that police didn’t respond to included: “Call types ranged from theft, vandalism, suspicious activity, hazards, hit and run, burglary, violation of restraining order, alarms, stolen cars, harassment and many others.”

From Fox News:

More than 60 emergency calls to police went unheeded overnight in Portland as officers were preoccupied with hundreds of demonstrators downtown and were pelted by rocks.



9th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down California’s ban on high-capacity magazines, applies strict scrutiny, says restrictions violate 2nd Amendment

15 Aug , 2020  

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a 2017 ruling by San Diego-based U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez, who blocked a new law that would have barred gun owners from possessing magazines holding more than 10 bullets. The court’s three-judge panel said that while California’s law has a “laudable goal of reducing gun violence,” it must also comply with the Constitution.…

Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: The Wall Street Journal, Detroit News, Star Tribune, Daily Caller

15 Aug , 2020  

John Lott writes in a Newsweek op-ed:

Thirty-seven states have changed their mail-in voting procedures this year in response to the coronavirus. They have followed the lead of Democrats and the media, who claim that concerns about voter fraud and vote buying are figments of the Republican imagination… Liberals and progressives often try to model the U.S.


Kamala Harris on her ability as president to use an Executive Order to ban guns

13 Aug , 2020   Video

Kamala Harris explains that she believes that the president has the power to ban guns using Executive Orders. She also blames President Trump for creating the atmosphere that has lead to mass public shootings.

MUIR: President Obama, after Sandy Hook, more than 23 executive actions, and yet here we all are today.

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Featured, Survey

Rasmussen Report shows 47% of American households own guns, 27% of households with guns have bought one in the last six months

10 Aug , 2020  

A new Rasmussen Report survey shows that 47 percent of American households own a gun, with 5 percent either not sure/refusing to answer the question. Assuming that 47 percent of those who aren’t sure or refusing to answer whether they own a gun actually do, half of American households own guns.…


On Bob Gourley’s “Issues Today” Radio: “Gun Control Myths”

10 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bob Gourley on “Issues Today” Radio about his new book, “Gun Control Myths.”

Issues Today is on 76 public radio stations across the country.

(During the week of August 10th to 16th, 2020)

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On the Sean Hannity Radio Show: Talking about the New York Lawsuit against the NRA, Defunding the Police, Who is hurt by gun control

9 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared for a full hour of the Sean Hannity radio show on August 7th, 2020.

John Lott, President, Crime Prevention Research Center and author of a the new book “Gun Control Myths” which was released on 7/4 and Leo Terrell, American civil rights attorney and talk radio host, find him at @TheLeoTerrell on Twitter, and Sgt.

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