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CPRC in the Pittsburgh Tribune: “Obama’s backdoor ban”

15 Mar , 2015  

Eric Heyl with the Pittsburgh Tribune conducted this interview with us:

John R. Lott Jr. is president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, . . . [an] organization that examines the relationship between laws regulating the ownership or use of guns and crime and public safety. He spoke to the Trib regarding a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives proposal to ban one of the most popular bullets used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles.

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What the DOJ Report on Racism in the Ferguson Police Department left out

15 Mar , 2015  

KTRS Program Director McGraw Milhaven had this important discussion about the Department of Justice report on Ferguson. Milhaven notes that while Ferguson is 67% black the surrounding towns are almost all completely black and that the traffic tickets and warrants are being put on those who live outside of Ferguson.  His point is that the tickets aren’t motivated by racism, but are an attempt to get those living in other towns to pay for running Ferguson.…

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Mom shoots intruder who broke into home while 2-year-old baby slept

14 Mar , 2015  

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
Mother would “absolutely” again shoot the man who bust through the window into her home. The man was just a few feet from her and kept coming at her when she fired her gun twice.

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CPRC at Fox News: Why Michael Bloomberg’s latest push for gun control is all wrong

13 Mar , 2015  

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Michael Bloomberg is spending tens of millions of dollars trying to convince state legislatures to support restrictive gun control laws.  From television and newspaper ads, to blanketing communities with flyers, to bringing in people from out of state to testify, no effort seems too great. 

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APRIL 10th: Join Katie Pavlich, Dana Loesch, Glenn Reynolds, Brad Thor, Ted Nugent and other favorites on APRIL 10th in Nashville for a fun filled and informative evening!

13 Mar , 2015  

Join Katie Pavlich, Dana Loesch, Brad Thor, Ted Nugent and other favorites on April 10th in Nashville to learn about the forthcoming tidal wave of claims from Bloomberg and others!
Why research matters 
Michael Bloomberg, George Soros, and others are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to scare people about guns.

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CPRC at Fox News: “Is gun ownership really down in America?”

12 Mar , 2015  

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News:

Is gun ownership falling? The answer is yes, at least if you believe a new General Social Survey (GSS) by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). Supposedly, since the late 1970s, the percentage of homes with a gun has fallen from approximately 50 percent to 32 percent.  

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CPRC helping to get accurate information out behind the scenes: The Washington Post Fact Checking Obama

12 Mar , 2015  

In today’s Washington Post, Glenn Kessler has a devastating fact check of comments that President Obama made to Benedict College in South Carolina last Friday.  Kessler gave Obama three out of four possible Pinocchios.

“What we also have to recognize is, is that our homicide rates are so much higher than other industrialized countries.

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CPRC on the Phil Valentine Show on Gun-free Zones and our Dinner on April 10th

11 Mar , 2015  

John Lott talked to Phil Valentine about Gun-Free Zones as well as our upcoming events on April 10th and 11th (March 9, 2015 from 5:30 to 6 PM).

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CPRC on the Mark Levin Show to discuss the Obama administration’s report on racism in the Ferguson Police Department

11 Mar , 2015  

John Lott talked to Mark Levin on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 from 7:35 to 7:46 PM. Interview available here.

Lott also talked about the DOJ report to David Madeira on 94.3 FM in Scranton. PA at 8:45 AM on Wednesday, March 11th.