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CPRC in the News: Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Politifact, Epoch Times, Real Clear Politics, and much more

5 Aug , 2021  

U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez on June 4 issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of much of California’s ban on purchasing assault rifles. State Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta has appealed the Benitez ruling, saying the state’s “strong common sense gun laws help curb not only mass shootings but gun violence as a whole.”

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CPRC in the News: Washington Examiner, Seeking Alpha, PJ Media, Real Clear Politics, Just the News, and much more

27 Jul , 2021  

Economist and gun rights advocate John Lott wrote the successful and breakthrough book More Guns, Less Crime in 1998, and the anti-gun Left has never forgiven him for it.

Anti-gunners refuse to appear with the author, speaker, numbers cruncher, and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center on TV, radio, or any other medium.

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Congressman Thomas Massie cites CPRC work in House Judiciary Committee Hearing

22 Jul , 2021   Video

In a House Judiciary Committee hearing on discriminatory false positives from Facial Recognition Technology, Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) raises similar concerns with the NICS background check system. Massie directly references Dr. John Lott’s work on this issue.

House Judiciary Committee Massie, July 13 2021


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Amicus Brief from Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett cites Dr. Lott’s work

14 Jul , 2021  

A complete copy of this Amicus brief by the state Attorney Generals for Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett is available here. The Supreme Court will hear the case in October, and it addresses whether people applying for a concealed handgun permit have to give a good reason before they get a permit.…


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Victims of some serious crimes in Tennessee can now ask for a lifetime order of protection

3 Jul , 2021   Video

Thanks to a suggestion by Nikki Goeser to state lawmaker William Lamberth, victims of some serious crimes in Tennessee can now ask for a lifetime order of protection. Lamberth and state Senator Mike Bell carried the bill through the state legislature. Prior to this people were limited to orders of protection that lasted on one year and you had to have new evidence to renew it.…

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John Stossel references our research in his newest video: The Right To BEAR Arms

2 Jul , 2021   Video

John Stossel explains why government shouldn’t require you to give a justification to protect yourself. He also explains why more guns mean less crime.

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Trump mentions our work on Montana’s mail-in Ballot problems at Save America Rally in Wellington, Ohio

29 Jun , 2021   Video

President Trump at a rally in Wellington Ohio mentions Montana’s mail-in Ballot problems. A detailed discussion of those problems where there were 6.33 percent more votes than absentee ballot envelopes is available here.

(June 26, 2021)

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Our research on voting rules in other countries discussed in the Wall Street Journal

21 Jun , 2021  

John Fund has a piece in the Wall Street Journal that extensively discusses our recent work on anti-fraud voting regulations in other countries. The proxy voting rules is also from our research and the last paragraph here is very similar to what we wrote at Real Clear Investigation.

A study by economist John Lott finds that 46 of 47 European countries require government-issued photo ID to vote.

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Our work covered by the Wall Street Journal: Flying the Politically Correct Skies: American Airlines and Delta may want to reconsider their international route maps

2 Jun , 2021  

James Freeman has a discussion of our latest work at the Wall Street Journal.

Audio of WSJ discussion

This is getting awkward. Woke and weak corporate executives at American Airlines and Delta have been trying to signal virtue by opposing, respectively, pending voting reforms in Texas and a new voting law in Georgia.

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Sean Hannity Plugs “More Guns, Less Crime” on his national radio show

29 May , 2021  

Sean Hannity briefly mentioned Dr. John Lott’s book “More Guns, Less Crime” on his national radio show.

Hannity: “More Guns, Less Crime” it is a great book, updated regularly by John Lott. You may want to read it. May be give it to friends of yours in the mob and the media and big tech, so they might learn something.