7 Oct , 2014

CPRC at Fox News: “Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun propaganda”

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

When former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control groups release a report, they consistently garner massive, uncritical news coverage.  Alas. With the huge number of factual mistakes in these reports, you would think that reporters would have grown wary of pushing their propaganda.

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4 Oct , 2014

CPRC on John Stossel’s Fox News Show discussing Bloomberg’s false claims on guns

CPRC’s John Lott appeared on John Stossel’s show to discuss people’s fears about guns and analyze two television ads put out by Michael Bloomberg’s gun control groups.  John Stossel’s show invited Bloomberg’s various gun control organizations to send a representative to debate on guns, but, as they have done so many times in the past, Shannon Watts and the rest of Bloomberg’s staff declined to participate.  …

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3 Oct , 2014

“It’s a Mean, Mean World?”: CPRC on John Stossel’s Fox Business Show, audience questions on Australian gun control, guns in the home


Patrice J. Lee, Christian Toto, and CPRC’s John Lott answered audience questions on a range of issues including guns (Australian gun control, guns in the home), zero tolerance, and media hypocrisy on violence.

On Fox News, the Stossel Show airs at 5 PM on Saturday, 10 PM EDT on Sunday, and 1 AM EDT on Monday.…

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2 Oct , 2014

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New CPRC Report: Errors in Bloomberg’s latest report on Mass Shootings

Bloomberg’s reports continue to have major errors.  The CPRC is proud to release a new report on Bloomberg’s most recent study on mass shootings (a copy of our report is available here).  Here is the abstract of our latest report:

Mass public shootings, where the shooter intends to commit mass murder in a public place, has not “exploded” over the last five years, as frequently claimed in the media, either in terms of the number of attacks or the number of people killed. 

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1 Oct , 2014

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Preview of CPRC on the John Stossel Show on Fox Thursday night: Emotional ads warning that guns threaten kids actually make people less safe


Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

On Fox Business, the Stossel Show airs on Thursday at 9 PM EDT, Saturday at 9 PM and Midnight EDT, and Sunday at 9 PM EDT. On Fox News, the Stossel Show airs at 10 PM EDT on Sunday and 1 AM EDT on Monday.…

1 Oct , 2014

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CPRC on the Glenn Beck Show on The Blaze TV, discussing women stalking victims and guns used for self protection


On August 26th, John Lott and Frank Miniter were on The Glenn Beck Show to discuss some cases where women have been stalking victims (particularly, Taylor Woolrich’s case). Dana Loesch was substituting for Glenn. The audio of the TV show is available here (Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, 5:20 to 5:40 PM EDT).…

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1 Oct , 2014

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CPRC in the Washington Times on concealed handgun laws: “Carrying and Law-abiding”

Here is a copy of an op-ed that John Lott had in the Washington Times on August 27, 2014. Please click on text to make it larger.

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1 Oct , 2014

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CPRC on The Blaze TV with Dana Loesch to discuss mistakes by police and civilians using guns

John Lott was on Dana Loesch’s TV show for 10 minutes last night to discuss both mistakes with guns by both police and civilians (audio available here, Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:09 to 6:19 PM EDT).

Links for the news stories that we discussed.

— U.S. will review police killing of Ohio man carrying air rifle
— Walmart shooting: Surveillance video captures Crawford shooting
— John Crawford III supporters: Prosecutors protecting police at all cost
— ‘Swatting’ hoax cases difficult to investigate and costly for police
— Pennsylvania woman can avoid jail in NJ gun case
— Florida Extends ‘Stand Your Ground’ to Include Warning Shots
— Who protests determines how police respond…

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1 Oct , 2014

CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM: From concealed carry to media coverage of guns to judicial confirmations

CPRC President John Lott was on Coast-to-Coast AM for two hours last night (audio available here: hour 1 (starting at 10:22 into the audio) and hour 2, Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 1:15 to 3 AM).…

30 Sep , 2014

For Coast-to-Coast AM listeners: information on “Dumbing Down the Courts”

Reviews and debates on my book Dumbing Down the Courts is available here.…