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CPRC Testimony before the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on Eliminating many Gun-free zones

13 Oct , 2015  

John Lott testified before the Michigan state Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 3 PM.

MLive.com had this:

His comments were echoed by John Lott, author of “More Guns, Less Crime,” a book that has become a central document for gun rights advocates since its first edition was published in 1998.

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CPRC President John Lott talks to Coastal Daybreak about the dangers of gun-free zones

13 Oct , 2015  

CPRC President John Lott talks about the dangers of gun-free zones on WTKF 107.1FM Coastal Daybreak (Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 8:45 to 8:54 PM).

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CPRC President Dr. John Lott will testify on pistol-free reform in Michigan

13 Oct , 2015  

Dr. John Lott will be testifying at 3pm today before the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on a bill that will eliminate gun-free zones for those CPL Holders who conceal carry.

http://www.statesenatormikegreen.com/dr-john-lott-to-testify-on-greens-pistol-free-zone-reform/

http://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2015/10/13/michigan-gun-bill-legislature-debate/73819462/…

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CPRC in the News: News Coverage from around the US

13 Oct , 2015  

Washington Post, October 8, 2015

But pro-gun-rights economist John Lott Jr. wrote in his 2003 book, “The Bias Against Guns,” that states with conceal-and-carry laws did have lower firearm murder and injury rates. He’s also argued that guns can be a powerful deterrent: A research paper of his cites a 1986 survey in which 56 percent of felons across 10 state prisons said they would not attack a potential victim known to be armed.

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CPRC on Fox News: Would New Gun Laws Make You Safer?

12 Oct , 2015  

Dr. John Lott, President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, explains what the recent shootings all have in common.

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American Psychiatric Association’s president, Dr. Renee Binder, says preventing the mentally ill from owning guns won’t reduce murders

11 Oct , 2015  

APA President Renée Binder, M.D., isn’t an expert on the storage of guns in the home or the risk of children getting access to guns, but she is an expert on mental illness.  From Psychiatric News Alert (The Voice of the American Psychiatric Association and the Psychiatric Community):

To those who want to connect gun violence with mental illness, Binder emphasized that people with mental illness are far more likely to be victims of violence and that the majority of individuals with mental illness will never be violent toward others; the risk of self-harm is far greater.

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CPRC’s Kesten Green Debating Gun Control on the Australian Broadcasting Corp

10 Oct , 2015  

Dr. Kesten Green, University of South Australia Business School and a Fellow at the Crime Prevention Research Center, debated two gun control advocates Samantha Lee Chair, Gun Control Australia, and Professor Andrew Goldsmith Strategic Professor of Criminology at Flinders University.  Their debate took place on the Australian Broadcasting Corp’s Sunday Extra show. …

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CPRC on NewsMaxTV: “New Obama Orders on Guns Will Make Costs Higher”

10 Oct , 2015  


From NewsMaxTV:

Any executive order President Barack Obama imposes to require more background checks for gun buyers would merely “make it more costly for people to be able to own guns,” crime expert and author John Lott Jr. told Newsmax TV on Friday.

“What he’s trying to do is to force more people to go through these background checks,” Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told “Newsmax Prime” hosts J.D.

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CPRC on the Michigan Talk Network about Obama’s claims on mass public shootings

9 Oct , 2015  

 

John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 6:15 to 6:22 AM.

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CPRC on the Frank Beckman Radio Show on how to stop mass public shootings

9 Oct , 2015  

John Lott talked to Frank Beckman about what can be done to stop mass public shootings on the giant 50,000 Watt WJR in Detroit (Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 10:05 to 10:18 AM).