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Washington Examiner, April 4, 2020
Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., a gun rights advocate who founded the Crime Prevention Research Center, said concerns that the police could handle a possible uptick in crime are warranted and are prompting some to take self-defense into their own hands.
“You have police all across the country which are being restricted in terms of their ability to go and respond to calls,” said Lott.
WRCB Channel 3 TV (Chattanooga, Tennessee), March 9, 2020
More women than ever are signing up to take handgun permit courses nationwide. About one-quarter of handgun permit holders nationwide are women according to a study done by the Crime Prevention Research Center.
Tennessee has also seen a steady increase of female permit holders since 2012.
The Crime Report, January 24, 2020
The number of Americans with concealed-carry permits has reached almost 18.7 million in 2019, up from 12.8 million in 2015, says the Crime Prevention Research Center, a gun-rights group. That growth was fueled by states like Oklahoma and Kentucky, which legalized carrying a concealed firearm without a permit last year.
Newsday, December 12, 2019
John R. Lott Jr., an economist and author of the book “More Guns, Less Crime,” said in an interview that Northwell’s lineup “is pretty one-sided.”
Lott pointed to a just-published article he co-authored in the libertarian Cato Institute’s Regulation magazine, arguing that “public health researchers are much more supportive of gun control” — red-flag laws, bans on certain weapons or magazines, universal background checks, licensing and registration — “than are either criminologists or economists.”
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Economist John Lott criticized that 2017 JAMA study in Thursday’s hearing and said that one of its problems “is that it ignores all this other funding.”
Tallahassee Democrat, February 22, 2019
Currently, teachers in 28 states can carry firearms, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a conservative nonprofit organization. District approval is required in most states and restrictions and training requirements vary. . . .
The Oswegonian, February 15, 2019
There are currently 28 states that allow teachers to carry firearms, according to a conservative nonprofit organization called the Crime Prevention Research Center.
The Mercury News (San Jose, California), January 20, 2019; East Bay Times (Walnut Creek, California), January 20, 2019; Daily Democrat (Woodland, California), January 21, 2019; Enterprise-Record (Chico, California), January 21, 2019; Oroville Mercury-Register (Oroville, California), GOPUSA, January 21, 2019
“There’s a whole host of reasonable regulations if you go to a gun store, but if you’re outside a gun store there are few if any regulations, at least at the federal level,” [David Chipman, with the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence] said.
Yahoo News, January 9, 2019
The Crime Prevention Research Center, a pro-gun rights think tank, reports that there were approximately 17.25 million concealed handgun permits issued in the United States as of August 2018. . . . .
Washington Times, January 10, 2019
Currently, 28 states allow teachers and certain school staffers to carry firearms, according to the conservative nonprofit Crime Prevention Research Center.
Daily Caller, December 4, 2018
Concealed-carry permit holders are the most law-abiding demographic of U.S. citizens, according to a recent report by the Crime Prevention Research Center.
The report, titled, “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across The United States 2016,” compared permit holders to the general population and then to police officers in Florida and Texas, two states which largely mirror the rest of the country.
This has been a very busy news coverage the last couple of weeks with coverage in the Associated Press with stories in hundreds of news outlets, NPR, and our op-ed in the Chicago Tribune picked up in at least 17 other newspapers across the country.
Tallahassee Democrat, November 30, 2018
Florida is one of sixteen states that prohibit guns on college campuses, according to Campus Safety, and is among the 32 states that do not generally allow K-12 teachers to bear arms in the classroom, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center.