Concealed Handgun Permits

Indiana eliminates fee for lifetime concealed handgun permits

10 May , 2021  

Indiana has moved very close to Constitutional Carry. Not only isn’t training mandated, but they have now made the lifetime permit free.

Lawmakers voted to nix all handgun carry permit fees as part of their massive two-year budget . . . Lawmakers previously had made the five-year carry permits free. If Gov.

technology and crime

iPhone used to commit a crime and then police use to solve it

10 May , 2021  

This is an interesting case where technology not only made the crime possible, but it also made it easy for the police to catch the criminal.

Florida man ‘attached an iPhone to a robbery victim’s car before using its location settings to track him down and steal more luxury goods’ .

Radio

On Dallas’ Big 660 AM: Discussing Texas considering moving to Constitutional Carry

10 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Davis on the Dallas/Fort Worth 660 AM KSKY about Texas Constitutional Carry legislation. Lott’s testimony before the Texas House is available here.

(Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 8:40 to 8:54 AM)

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Radio

On The National Radio Show The Chose Generation: Exposing Lies about Guns

9 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Greg Young on his national radio show about all the misinformation in the media about guns.

(Friday, April 30, 2021, from 11:05 to 11:27 AM)

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Featured

New York City’s likely next mayor calls out gun control hypocrites, will carry a gun himself when he is mayor

9 May , 2021  

Gosh, Eric Adams might be a traditional liberal in lots of ways, but there is one thing that makes a huge difference: he was a police officer for 20 years.

Adams, the Brooklyn Borough president, was the first-place pick for 21 percent of the respondents in a three-day survey conducted by Washington, D.C.-based

Radio

On the Michigan Talk Network: Supreme Court agrees to hear a major 2nd Amendment case that could face gun laws everywhere

8 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the US Supreme Court’s decision to grant cert on the Constitutionality of New York’s May Issue Concealed Carry law.

(Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 8:35 to 8:46 AM)

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Radio

On The Vicki McKenna Show: Leaked Draft Rules from Biden Administration about Ghost Guns and the Supreme Court taking up Concealed Carry Laws

7 May , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Vicki McKenna about the proposed BATF regulations on what is a gun. They also talked about the Biden administration’s nomination of David Chipman to head the BATF and the US Supreme Court taking up concealed carry laws.

(Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 4:07 to 4:22 PM)


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op-ed

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.

Constitutional Carry

Louisiana and Texas moving towards Constitutional Carry

7 May , 2021  

There appears to be a very good chance that there will be at least 22 Constitutional Carry states within the next month or so.

While Louisiana’s Democratic governor has promised to veto Constitutional Carry, both the state House (73 to 28) and Senate (27 to 11) have passed very similar versions of the bill with bipartisan, veto proof margins.…