Media Bias, op-ed

At Townhall: Entertainment TV Shows Keep Pushing Lies About Guns

24 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall on media bias.

Last Friday, anti-Semitic thugs attacked a Jewish family, yelling “Free Palestine!,” “Die Jew!” “F– you Jew,” and “I’m gonna rape your wife.” Fortunately, an armed driver was able to stand between the attackers and the family. You may not hear about many of these stories, but they occur all the time.

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In the Billings Gazette and Montana Standard (Butte): New Background Check Bill is Flawed

7 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the Billings Gazette and the Montana Standard (Butte) on Senator Jon Tester pushing for the new background check bill before the Senate.

Let’s say a stalker threatens a female friend of yours. She asks you late one evening if she can borrow your handgun for a couple of days.

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At Real Clear Politics: Data Undercuts Myth of ‘Racism’ in Police Killings

22 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Real Clear Politics on Biden’s comments over the last few days about police being systemically racist.

President Biden claimed that Derek Chauvin’s conviction on Tuesday “ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism” of police. With the police shooting that same day of 16-year-old girl in Columbus, Ohio, the White House again pushed the racism claim, noting that this was just another example of how “police violence disproportionately impacts Black and Latino people.”

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At Townhall: The Hysterical Reaction to the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Endangers Lives

20 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott and Dr. Timothy Craig Allen, who is both on our Board of Directors and a governor of the College of American Pathologists, have a new piece at Townhall on the inability of public health people to understand the notion of trade-offs.

Pausing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will result in more deaths.

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At Real Clear Politics: Biden’s Gun Control Lies

10 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott and Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) have a new op-ed

There were so many lies in Vice President Kamala Harris’ and President Joe Biden’s presentations on guns Thursday that it is hard to know where to start. One thing is certain, though: The media fact-checkers won’t question their claims.

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At Townhall: Biden’s Many False Claims on Gun Violence

9 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

President Biden’s press conference on guns was filled with inaccuracies and false claims. Ironically, during the campaign last year, Biden disparaged the use of executive orders, “if you can’t get the votes … you can’t [legislate] by executive order unless you’re a dictator.

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op-ed, Vote Fraud

In the Missoulian: Problems with Ballots

7 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece in today’s Missoulian about the problems with Missoula’s mail-in vote problems. All the documentary information is available at the end of the link here.

Montana got to see firsthand how well a mail-in election goes. If the results from Missoula County are any indication, it didn’t go well.

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At Newsweek: Montana Ballot Audit Shows the Risks of Mail-in Vote Fraud

5 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Newsweek on the alleged mail-in vote fraud in Montana.

House Democrats are intent on making mail-in voting permanent and widespread. They passed and sent to the Senate an election reform bill—the For the People Act—that would force states to move to mail-in ballots.

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At Townhall: Unintended Consequences of More Gun Control

24 Mar , 2021  

Nikki Goeser has a new piece at Townhall.

As I watched the Senate hearing on gun control this week, I cringed at some of the gun control proposals promoted in the name of public safety. Many people want to “do something” to stop what some call “gun violence.” I call it violence because I realize that violence is a behavior, not an object.

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At Townhall: Keeping Georgetown Law School Profs from Talking About Black Students’ Low Grades Helps No One

17 Mar , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

Some simple, obvious facts are too politically incorrect for academics to state publicly. Georgetown University just fired law professor Sandra Sellers and forced out professor David Batson. Sellers’ offense? “I end up having this angst every semester that a lot of my lower ones are blacks,” Sellers’ said in discussion with another professor at the end of a Zoom call.