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The War on Guns translated into Portuguese

4 Oct , 2019  

Copies of Dr. John Lott’s book that have been translated into Portuguese.…

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At Townhall.com: Women, Minorities Fueling Increase in Concealed Handgun Permits

4 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com that starts this way:

Each year brings a new record increase in the number of concealed handgun permits. The rate of growth in permits among women and minorities has far outpaced growth among white men. The data paint a picture of incredibly law-abiding permit holders, the vast majority living outside America’s insular media capitals.

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At Fox News: “1.4 million more Americans than last year have concealed carry permits, report says”

3 Oct , 2019  

Fox News has a news story about our latest report on the number of concealed handgun permits continuing to grow:

Even as the topic of gun control continues to remain a focus in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary, more Americans than ever are believed to have obtained concealed carry permits.

In a report released this week, the Crime Prevention Research Center says there are now nearly 19 million Americans with permits to carry a concealed handgun – an increase of 1.4 million, or about 8 percent – from around this time last year.

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Maj Toure talks to Congress about More Guns, Less Crime

2 Oct , 2019   Video

Maj Toure talks about More Guns, Less Crime during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security for a hearing on “Community Responses to Gun Violence in our Cities.”
(Maj Toure before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, September 26, 2019)…

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New Concealed Carry Report for 2019: 18.66 million permit holders despite 16 Constitutional Carry States, over 1.4 million more than last year

2 Oct , 2019  

A copy of our newest report is available here. Copies of our annual reports from 2014 through 2018 are available here.

Summary

The number of concealed handgun permits has increased for the third year in a row. The figure now stands at over 18.66 million– a 304% increase since 2007.  …

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Where does Mexico really get its guns?

2 Oct , 2019  

Ever wonder where Mexican drug cartels are getting all their weapons? After all, since 1972, the most power rifle that you can buy in the country is a .22 caliber weapon. Yet, Mexican drug cartels have grenades, grenade launchers, and fully automatic guns. We have been collecting some quotes on where Mexico gets its guns.…

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On Fox News: Let’s finally do something to stop mass public shootings, get rid of gun-free zones

1 Oct , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott debated Igor Volosky, the Executive Director of Guns Down America, on Dana Perino’s The Daily Briefing. Fox News’ Ed Henry was substituting for Perino. They talked about the Democrats’ calls to ban guns, and Lott pointed out that we need to do something that was actually relevant to stopping these attacks — getting rid of gun-free zones.…

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At Townhall: The House Judiciary Committee’s Assault Weapons Ban Fallout

30 Sep , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on the extreme statements by Democrats and their witnesses at last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on banning assault weapons. The piece starts this way:

If you want to see how extreme the Democrats have gotten on gun control, you just had to listen to a House Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss Mandatory Gun Confiscation, Universal background checks, and a National Gun Registry

29 Sep , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network to discuss mandatory gun confiscation, universal background checks, and a national gun registry.

(Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 7:40 to 7:49 AM)

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Congressman Thomas Massie uses CPRC Research on Background Checks in Congressional Testimony

28 Sep , 2019   Video

Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY), the chair of the Second Amendment Caucus, uses research from the Crime Prevention Research Center in questioning Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz.(Wednesday, September 18, 2019)…