At Townhall.com: March Saw the Biggest Gun Sales on Record

3 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Townhall.com on the massive increase in gun sales in March.

March saw the biggest gun sales on record. And with many states and local governments shutting down gun stores in March, there were clearly many people who wanted guns but couldn’t get them.


At Townhall.com: Fundamental Differences In How Republicans and Democrats Are Dealing With the Coronavirus Crisis

1 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Townhall about the fundamental differences in how Democrats and Republicans handle the Coronavirus crisis.

If you want to see the difference in how President Trump and the Democrats handle the coronavirus, you don’t have to look any further than Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.


At Townhall: In Defense of Congressman Thomas Massie

30 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall in defense Congressman Thomas Massie. Massie is the chair of Congress’ Second Amendment Caucus and someone who Dr. Lott has co-authored six op-eds with. Lott’s piece starts this way:

For a while last week, Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) was the most hated man on Capitol Hill.


At National Review: Are Gun Stores ‘Essential’ Businesses? Yes, especially when jails and prisons are releasing inmates early.

25 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at National Review on states closing gun stores by claiming that they are “non-essential.”

Law-abiding citizens want the right to buy a gun, especially in the midst of a pandemic. Police have stopped responding to many 911 calls, and massive numbers of inmates are being released early from prison.