Gun Free Zones

Shooting at Oneida Casino in Wisconsin occurred at another Gun-free Zone

2 May , 2021  

Two people were murdered and another seriously injured in a shooting at the Oneida Casino in Wisconsin. As the pictures show, the attack occurred in another gun-free zone. If you look carefully, the picture on the sign above says “Weapons are Prohibited on this Property.” Apparently, the attacker had been an employee at the Casino.…

Gun Free Zones, Radio

On the Lars Larson Show: Oregon looking to prohibit people with concealed handgun permits from carrying firearms into public buildings

6 Mar , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson about the dangers of gun-free zones and how Oregon is going against the national trend to eliminate those areas on his Northwest Show that covers Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

(Monday, March 1, 2021, from 4:35 to 4:45 PM)

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

Gun Free Zones, Radio

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

24 Feb , 2021   Video

February 12, 2021

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Gun Free Zones

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.…

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Gun Control Laws, Gun Free Zones

All 50 states now allow you to carry a concealed handgun in restaurants that serve alcohol

19 Feb , 2021  

With Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signing HB 102 into law on Thursday, February 18th, 2021, 2021, Montana now allows to open carry, carry concealed without a permit, or carry concealed with a CWP, in a bank, a restaurant with a liquor license, or a bar. Thirty-four states now also allow people to carry concealed in bars.…

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Gun Free Zones, op-ed

In the Missoulian and Montana Standard: Bill will allow guns in Montana’s Capitol

28 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the Missoulian and Montana Standard newspapers.

Montana looks set to become the 24th state that allows citizens to carry guns in the state Capitol. The bill passed the House and is now before the Senate, eliminates more gun-free zones than just the state Capitol.

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Gun Free Zones, op-ed

At Newsweek: Don’t Let Anti-Gun Activists Weaponize the Capitol Hill Riot

20 Jan , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has returned to the CPRC and he had this piece today at Newsweek.

After the riot at the U.S. Capitol, gun control organizations warn that armed rioters at state capitols across the country on Inauguration Day pose a threat to our democracy. They claim the only solution is for states to ban guns on capitol grounds, thus extending their bans on carrying guns on public property generally.

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Concealed Handgun Permits, Gun Free Zones, Media Coverage

Fox News: Behind Nikki Goeser’s ongoing harassment from her husband’s jailed killer

20 Jan , 2021  

The power of prisoner rights groups is on full display right now in an ongoing battle with the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC). Our Nikki Goeser is fighting with TDOC to get them to remove the good time early release credits granted to the man who murdered her husband as he has continued to stalk and threaten her from prison.…

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Gun Control Laws, Gun Free Zones

UPDATED: 23 State Capitols Officially Allow Some Form Of Legal Firearm Carry. Soon that will be 25 states. At Least 4 Others Currently Allow In Practice.

15 Jan , 2021  

CPRC has found that 23 State Capitols officially allow visitors, legislators, employees, or all of the above to carry guns legally. The New Hampshire state House is the most recent place to allow carrying permitted concealed handguns into legislative buildings.

By a 66-to-31 party-line vote, Montana’s state House just passed in January a bill that will allow people to carry in the state Capitol, and passage in the Republican Senate seems assured before the end of the month.…

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Gun Free Zones

Montana moves to eliminate gun-free zones on college campuses and other places

7 Jan , 2021  

With a Republican governor for the first time in 16 years, Montana looks set to finally eliminate gun-free zones. This follows the adoption of initiative LR-130 in November that prevents local governments from creating gun-free zones for people with concealed handgun permits.

The Montana Legislature is poised to take up a number of gun-related bills this session, the first being House Bill 102 brought by Joliet Republican Rep.