10 Mar , 2014

CPRC on the Dennis Miller Show: Discussing Background Checks and Bloomberg Funded Research

The audio of John Lott’s interview with Dennis Miller is available here (March 10, 2014, 12:35 to 1 PM).

Dennis Miller’s kind endorsement of the CPRC at the end of the interview:

We are talking to John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, and if you ever see that name or that organization’s name ascribed to a study I would encourage you to read it because John will follow the data and I think just present you with the facts of it.

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10 Mar , 2014

CPRC at the Conservative Political Action Conference: on the Radio to point out false claims in the gun control debate

Here are segments from the Dana Loesch Show (Friday, March 7th from 2:26 to 2:30 PM), the Lars Larson Show (Friday, March 7th from 5:40 to 5:50 PM), the Jason Lewis Radio Show Part 1 and Part 2 (Friday, March 7th from 7:40 to 8 PM), and the Libertarian Republic (click on the bold text to listen to the audio).…

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6 Mar , 2014

CPRC on The Greg Garrison Show on WIBC in Indianapolis to discuss false information about guns in the media

On Wednesday, March 6th John Lott appeared on the Greg Garrison radio show from 9:35 to 10 AM to discuss how Michael Bloomberg pushing false information about guns. The audio is available here.

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6 Mar , 2014

Evaluating Arguments in New York Times opposing permitted concealed handguns at universities

An op-ed in the New York Times last Friday by Greg Hampikian (February 27), a biology professor at Boise State University, raised the standard fears about letting permitted concealed handguns on college campuses.

I have had encounters with disgruntled students over the years, some of whom seemed quite upset, but I always assumed that when they reached into their backpacks they were going for a pencil.

4 Mar , 2014

CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM to discuss Obama’s Expanded Background Checks

The audio of John Lott’s interview on Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory is available here. Lott was in the news segment for 3 minutes to discuss the Obama administration implementing his executive orders on background checks.

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4 Mar , 2014

CPRC at Investor’s Business Daily on the 20th Anniversary of the Brady Law: “Brady Law Has Done Little To Keep Guns Out Of Criminals’ Hands”

The Brady Law stops law-abiding Americans, not criminals, from getting guns. John Lott’s piece at Investor’s Business Daily starts this way:

Last Friday marked the 20th anniversary of the so-called Brady Law, a federal gun control in honor of James Brady, Ronald Reagan’s former press secretary who was wounded in John Hinckley’s assassination attempt.

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3 Mar , 2014

CPRC on KRLA in Los Angeles to discuss 9th Circuit decision striking down California’s concealed handgun law

The audio from Sunday, February 23, 2014 on their Sunday Morning Newsmakers show is available here.

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2 Mar , 2014

Two talks this week

John Lott will be at Texas Tech University Law School from noon to 1:30 on Wednesday, March 5th and at St. Mary’s Law School in San Antonio, Texas from noon to 1:30 on Thursday, March 6th.

2 Mar , 2014

CPRC on NRA News

CPRC was on NRA News to discuss Bloomberg’s false claims about how the 1996 budget Amendment on CDC research impact firearms research. The audio of that interview from Friday, February 28th is available here.

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27 Feb , 2014

CPRC at Fox News: “Don’t believe mainstream media mistruths about firearms research”

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

If we are to believe the mainstream media, the powerful NRA has used its political muscle to keep people ignorant of how guns impact our safety. They are supposedly to blame for the elimination of firearms research. This is all a result of a 1996 amendment to the federal budget stating “None of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to advocate or promote gun control.”

Thus last month, ABC News reported: “In 1996 the NRA successfully lobbied Congress to pull millions of dollars out of government-funded firearms research.

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