1 Sep , 2015

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CPRC at the Daily Caller: “Gun Control Advocates Won’t Let Roanoke Journalists’ Murders Go To Waste”

John Lott’s newest piece at the Daily Caller starts off this way:

Within a few hours of the tragic shooting Wednesday that killed journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, politicians and gun control advocates were calling for more gun control. Hillary Clinton, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, the White House, the Brady Campaign, and others claimed that the shooting showed the need for so-called “expanded background checks.”

Even the reporter’s grieving father, Andrew Parker, got drawn into the gun control debate.

1 Sep , 2015


CPRC on Michigan Talk Network to discuss the newest push for gun control after Virginia shooting

John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the push for new gun control laws after the shooting in Virginia last week as well as Wal-Mart’s decision to stop selling AR-15s (Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 6:45 to 6:50 AM).

1 Sep , 2015


CPRC on Sandy Rios’ national radio show to discuss police shootings and what might motivate them

John Lott talked to Sandy Rios about recent shootings of police officers and what might motivate these attacks (Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 8:15 to 8:50 AM).

Part 1

Part 2

American Family Radio stations are shown here.

1 Sep , 2015


CPRC interviewed in America’s First Freedom on problems with some recent “public health” research


John Lott was interviewed by America’s First Freedom about the problems with some recent so-called “public health” research.  The first question and answer is available here:

America’s 1st Freedom: What were the biggest things that the authors of the study on police deaths in the American Journal of Public Health did wrong?


31 Aug , 2015

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Gun Control Organizations and Left Wing Media Try to Intimidate CPRC Academic Board of Advisors

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) has spent some time putting together contact information for the CPRC’s academic board of advisors and the deans of their schools (see here and here).  The notion is that they think that they can intimidate all these prestigious academics into hiding.  Media Matters and other gun control media have tried getting others  to join in getting people to contact the deans of our academic advisors.  …


29 Aug , 2015

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CPRC on NewsMax TV’s The Daily Wrap to discuss the latest push for gun control after the shooting of journalists in Virginia

John Lott appeared on NewsMax TV’s The Daily Wrap to discuss the latest debate in gun control after the shooting of the journalists in Virginia (Friday, August 28, 2015, 6:05 to 6:09 PM).


28 Aug , 2015

Bohannon Mornings

CPRC on America in the Morning with Jim Bohannon on a variety of gun issues.

John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about recent research claiming to find relationship gun ownership and the safety of police, the huge increase in the number of concealed handgun permits, and President Obama’s push on stopping some people on Social Security from owning guns (August 18, 2015).

Audience size 2.75+ million.…


28 Aug , 2015

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CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM to discuss Walmart’s decision to stop selling “assault weapons” and the aftermath of the Virginia shooting

John Lott talked to George Noory about Walmart no longer selling AR-15s and other “assault weapons” as well as the aftermath of the shooting of the TV reporters in Virginia (Friday, August 28th, 2015 from 1:15 to 2 AM).

Audience size 2.75+ million



28 Aug , 2015

Burglarly suspect Paster OK

Concealed handgun permit holders stop crimes in Oklahoma and Canton, Ohio

The Oklahoman on a paster shooting someone who broke into his church in Oklahoma City:

The pastor of a northeast Oklahoma City church shot at a man Wednesday after the man burglarized the church, Oklahoma City police said. Police arrested a man shortly afterward. . . .

Oklahoma City police Lt.

28 Aug , 2015

CBS Evening News with Lott

CPRC on the CBS Evening News to Discuss the Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

John Lott talked to Jeff Glor on CBS’s Evening News about guns (Thursday, August 27th, 2015, 6:45 to 6:47 PM).

. . . John Lott, the president of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” says he does not buy the idea that gun violence should be treated as a public health issue.