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On The Lars Larson Show discussing our research on the Coronavirus

24 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared on both the Lars Larson National and Northwest Radio Shows to discuss our work on whether the Coronavirus will recede as spring arrives and on quantifying the benefits from Trump’s policies.

(Friday, March 20th, 2020)

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

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On the Michigan Talk Network: What does the Coronavirus mean for Self Defense?

23 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about what does the Coronavirus means for self defense.

(Wednesday, March 18, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss the spread of the Covid-19 virus

22 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott joined Vicki on the Vicki McKenna Show to go over the varied responses in both the US and globally to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. John and Vicki discussed the responses to this pandemic outbreak from countries such as China and Italy, and the steps President Trump and his administration have taken to remove bureaucratic red tape in order to help combat the virus’ spread.…

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Television shows continued obsession with criminals outgunning police with machine guns: Chicago PD and Hawaii Five-O from March 2020

21 Mar , 2020   Video

TV shows continually illustrate criminals using machine guns, with police officers in these episodes completely outgunned by multiple criminals with machine guns (Chicago PD S7 E16, March 4, 2020; Hawaii Five-O, Season 10, Episode 20, March 13, 2020).

On TV shows, machine guns always seem to be the weapons of choice for bad guys when they get in shootouts with police.…

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At Townhall: Will the Coronavirus Recede as the Spring Arrives?

20 Mar , 2020  

UPDATE: Even as recently as at least March 31st, the government was still assuming that the Coronavirus is seasonal. “The models predictions have the surge in deaths going into the summer.”

ORIGINAL: Professor Timothy Craig Allen, a number of our Board of Directors and a professor of pathology, and John Lott have an op-ed at Townhall.com about their empirical work on the coronavirus and whether it will raced with spring.…

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On the Rod Arquette Show: On the Trump administration’s quick response to the coronavirus outbreak

19 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott joined the show to discuss his piece in Townhall about the Trump administration’s quick response to the coronavirus outbreak.

(Friday, March 13, 2020, from 6:35 to 6:45 PM)

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At Townhall: Gun Sales Soar When People Need Protection

19 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall about the surge in gun sales.

Police are cutting back on policing, and Americans are getting scared. Along with toilet paper, they are also buying guns and ammunition. Some are getting concealed handgun permits.

“So American … I’ll shoot the virus! … We don’t do smart stuff in this country,” joked Bill Maher on Friday on his HBO show, “Real Time.” It is easy for Mr.

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At the Washington Times: Democratic presidential candidates incite panic to buy guns not the coronavirus

18 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at the Washington Times on the increase in gun sales that has occurred over the five or so months.

Crises increase gun sales. So, people don’t have to look far right now for an explanation for the recent surge in purchases. But the coronavirus threat is not the explanation that should jump out to people. 

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On One America News: Discussing the push for new gun control laws in Virginia

17 Mar , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott was on One America News’ The Daily Ledger to discuss the push for more gun control laws in Virginia.

(January 21, 2020)

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Will warmer weather reduce the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus?

17 Mar , 2020  

Professor Tim Craig Allen, Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Director of the Center for Pulmonary Pathology, and a member of the CPRC Board of Directors, has worked with Dr. Lott to examine what factors might be contributing to the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.…