24 Jun , 2015

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Sean Hannity reads CPRC op-ed on “The Myth of American Gun Violence” on his National Radio Show

John Lott’s op-ed titled “The Myth of American Gun Violence” at the New York Daily News was read by Sean Hannity on his national radio show (audience 12.5 million).

24 Jun , 2015

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CPRC in the New York Daily News: “The myth of American gun violence”

John Lott’s piece at the New York Daily News starts this way:

In the wake of the murders in Charleston, President Obama has made more exaggerations and false claims about gun violence in America. He made two public addresses this past week — one to the nation on Thursday and one to the U.S.

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24 Jun , 2015

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CPRC on Sean Hannity’s TV Show to discuss President Obama’s new push on guns

The discussion here was only for a minute-and-a-half.  Monday, June 22, 2015 from 10:18 to 10:20 PM.  At least temporarily a better quality video is available here.

23 Jun , 2015

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CPRC on the Dennis Prager National Radio Show: Discussing the Aftermath of Charleston

John Lott was interviewed by Mark Isler, the substitute host on the Dennis Prager show, about the tragic massacre in Charleston, South Carolina (2:05 to 3 PM, Monday, June 22, 2015).


Audience size 1.5+ million…

23 Jun , 2015

UPDATED: Comparing Death Rates from Mass Public Shootings and Mass Public Violence in the US and Europe

Update Post: For those interested, Snopes.com has given this research a “mixed” rating.  For a discussion of Snopes.com’s claims and our response see here.

Updated January 7, 2016: 1) In his address to the nation after the Planned Parenthood attack, Obama claimed:  “I say this every time we’ve got one of these mass shootings: This just doesn’t happen in other countries.”

Senator Harry Reid made a similar statement on June 23rd: “The United States is the only advanced country where this type of mass violence occurs.  …

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23 Jun , 2015

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23 Jun , 2015

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A response to Evan DeFilippis and Devin Hughes’ claims at “Armed with Reason” about John Lott’s research

Evan DeFilippis and Devin Hughes have been repeating past criticisms of John Lott’s work and without ever bothering to let readers know that Lott has already responded to those points.  John Lott has written up a detailed response available below to the first two-thirds of their points in order that they were made.  …

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21 Jun , 2015

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CPRC on the Lars Larson National Radio Show to Discuss the Charleston Church Shooting

John Lott was interviewed by Lars Larson about the Charleston Church Shooting (Friday, June 19, 2015 from 6:22 to 6:30 PM).

Audience size 1.25+ million

He was also interviewed by KSRO’s Melanie Morgan, covering the San Francisco Bay Area (Friday, June 19, 2015 from 6:22 to 6:30 PM).

21 Jun , 2015

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CPRC on the Bill Bennett Radio Show to Discuss the Obama’s comments on Charleston Church Shooting

John Lott was interviewed by Mark Davis, the substitute host on Fridays, about Obama’s comments on Charleston Church Shooting (Friday, June 19, 2015 from 7:05 to 7:16 AM).

Audience size 2.50+ million…

21 Jun , 2015

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CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM to Discuss the Charleston Church Shooting

John Lott was interviewed by George Noory about the Charleston Church Shooting (Friday, June 19, 2015 from 1:07 to 1:10 AM).

Audience size 2.75+ million…