9 Apr , 2015

Washington Times Survey of Economists on Guns

CPRC Survey of economists gets front page mention in the Washington Times

The Washington Times covered our survey of economists that was conducted by Professor Gary Mauser.    Stephen Dinan’s article that compared our survey to one done at the same time by David Hemenway:

. . . Take Mr. Mauser’s question about self-defense and crimes: While 83 percent of economists believed guns were more likely to be used for self-defense, nearly three-quarters of Mr.


8 Apr , 2015

Larry Elder talks to John Lott about academics’ views on guns

John Lott’s interview with Larry Elder from 6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 7th is available here.  They discussed the views of academics about guns.…

7 Apr , 2015

CPRC on the Phil Valentine Show to discuss the inaccurate FBI stats on public shootings

John Lott was on the Phil Valentine Show to discuss the inaccurate FBI stats on public shootings as well as the April 10th event in Nashville. (Audio, 2:35 to 3:00 PM, Monday, March 30, 2015)

John Lott was also on Jan Mickelson’s show on WHO 1040 in Des Moines, Iowa.…

7 Apr , 2015


CPRC becomes a regular contributor to the Michigan Talk Network:

Steve Gruber has started having John Lott as a regular weekly guest on the Michigan Talk Network.

Obama administration attempts to ban certain types of bullets, Campus Carry (Audio from 6:35 to 6:50 AM, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)

The much more difficult job that Police have than civilians in using guns, the increase in women concealed handgun permit holders, (Audio from 6:35 to 6:50 AM, Tuesday, March 14, 2015)

Has gun ownership really been declining in the US?…

6 Apr , 2015

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CPRC in the Nashville Tennessean: Poor people suffer at anti-gun bill elitism

This letter appeared in the April 7th edition of the Nashville Tennessean

Poor people suffer at anti-gun bill elitism
Re: “Shame of Senate: Guns for all but no time for people,” by Keel Hunt, April 5.

Keel Hunt claims that the Republican legislature in Nashville only cares about “serving power, not people,” but Mr.


5 Apr , 2015

Concealed Handgun Permit Holder in Georgia may have saved a woman’s life in Car Jacking

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

From MyFoxAtlanta:

Police say a car theft goes awry when the owner of the car spots the thief take off, and jumps on the hood of the car.

The owner of Fast Trac car wash showed us surveillance of the ordeal. The video shows a bystander watching the car drive off with the woman on the hood; he takes out his gun, and chases it.

4 Apr , 2015

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Kenya gun laws leave victims defenseless

Remember what happened after the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya in late 2013? From a piece that the CPRC had in the Chicago Tribune:

Right after the Kenya attack, Ronald Noble, the secretary-general of Interpol, which is a world version of the FBI and headquartered in Lyon, France, noted two means of protecting people from mass shootings.

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4 Apr , 2015

Greg Gutfeld and the rest of The Five explain the benefits of concealed carry, especially for blacks

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

This discussion is excellent and there is little to critically comment on. Greg Gutfeld, Ainsley Earhardt, Jedediah Bila, and Eric Bolling clearly explain the issues. The one misleading concern wasn’t directly addressed was raised by Juan Williams, and it is part of his continued claim that the real danger in the home is people being shot by their loved ones.…

1 Apr , 2015

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CPRC on Neil Cavuto on Fox News to discuss the limits of psychiatrists in stopping mass killers

With the mass murder of 149 people in the French Alps, John Lott talked to Neil Cavuto on Fox News about proposed changes that would allow psychiatrists to tell employers about their private patients. They talked about a piece that Lott had a Fox News.