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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss our latest research on assault weapons

6 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how the share of murders committed with guns has fallen over time, that it is lower now than during the federal assault weapon ban.

(Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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On Armed American Radio: Evaluating Gun Control Advocates claims on “Reasonable” Gun Control, A Real Life Failure In The Criminal Justice System

5 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on Armed America Radio about a talk by former Brady Campaign President Dan Gross to a rally of those who support the right to self-defense. What does “reasonable” or “responsible” gun control really mean? They also talked about new developments in the case of the stalker who murdered Nikki Goeser’s husband.…

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On Iowa’s KOKX AM Radio to discuss op-ed on Mexico’s gun control failure in the Wall Street Journal

4 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Suzy G on KOKX in Iowa to discuss his op-ed on Mexico’s gun control failure in the Wall Street Journal.

(Friday, November 1, 2019, 10:05 to 10:36 AM)

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With all the concern about assault weapons, how has the share of murders with rifles changed over time?

4 Nov , 2019  

With all the concern about assault weapons since the federal ban sunset in 2004, it is interesting to see what a small share of murders are committed with any type of rifle and how even that share has fallen over time. The percentage of firearm murders with rifles was 4.8% prior to the ban starting in September 1994, 4.9% from 1995 to 2004 when the ban was in effect, and just 3.6% after that (3.9% if you look at just the first ten years after the an ended).…

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On TRT’s television World Now: Airbnb US Halloween party shooting

3 Nov , 2019   Video

Airbnb bans renting “party houses” but according to John Lott, former chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, it will be complex to track or monitor the purpose for the rent. John evaluates the possible measures for prevention.

(Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:04 to 11:07 PM)…

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On the Sandy Rios Show to discuss gun control in Mexico

2 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Sandy Rios on her national radio show about his new op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Mexico’s extremely high murder rate despite very few legally owned guns.

(Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 8:20 to 8:37 AM)

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In response to our piece in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg’s Gun Groups Keep Claiming That Dr. Lott Is A “Gun Lobby Shill”

1 Nov , 2019  

The big response from Michael Bloomberg’s gun control advocates to my op-ed in the Wall Street Journal was that I was a “gun lobby shill.” It is a false claim that Shannon Watts and other gun control advocates have floated before and I have responded before. Neither the Crime Prevention Research Center nor I have received a $1 for any of our research.…

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On The Michigan Talk Network About a Real Life Failure in the Criminal Justice System

1 Nov , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about new developments in the case of the stalker who murdered Nikki Goeser’s husband. Eight years after the murder the killer who had stalked her has sent her letters, meanwhile the killer is getting his sentence reduced for good behavior while in prison.

(Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 8:06 to 8:14 AM)

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On Faune Riggin’s Radio Show to Discuss the failure of Mexico’s gun control regulations

31 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Faune Riggin on her radio show in Cape Girardeau, Missouri about Lott’s new op-ed in the Wall Street Journal the failure of Mexico’s gun control regulations.

(Monday, October 28, 2019, from 9:05 to 9:20 AM) 

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On the Leland Conway Radio Show to discuss how few law abiding citizens in Mexico own guns and how that is related to their high crime rate, also media bias on guns

30 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Leland Conway on the big 50,000 watt WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky about how few law-abiding citizens in Mexico own guns and how that is related to their high crime rate. They also talked about the media’s bias on guns.

(Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 10:10 to 10:24 AM)

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