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Florida permit holder saves woman who was being brutally beaten

20 Mar , 2015  

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From WPTV NBC Channel 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida:

That’s when witnesses say Anderson stepped in to help.

“He saw a woman being attacked at night, and he went to her aid. In my opinion I think he did the right thing,” the sheriff says.

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CPRC on the Steve Malzberg TV Show to discuss the DOJ Report on Racism in the Ferguson Police Dept

20 Mar , 2015  

John Lott’s interview with Steve Malzberg is available here.…

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CPRC in Investors’ Business Daily: Ferguson Justice Department Report Misleads On Racism

20 Mar , 2015  

John Lott has expanded his previous discussion in the New York Post with some additional data that he didn’t have room for in that piece.

Most seem to accept the Obama administration’s claim that the Ferguson police department is a hotbed of racism.

As President Obama asserted last Thursday:

“There was a whole structure (in Ferguson), according to the Justice Department report, that indicated both racism and just a disregard for what law enforcement’s supposed to do.

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CPRC to appear on Fox News’ Stossel to talk about Chicago’s Crime Rates

17 Mar , 2015  

CPRC will be on Fox News several times this weekend (Airs Friday at 9PM EDT on FBN , March 20th; Saturday at 1 AM and 4 AM EDT on FBN, March 21th; and Sunday at 10PM EDT on Fox News, March 22nd):

GUN VIOLENCE: Chicago has one of the highest gun violence rates in the country.

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Former Maryland state police Captain Jack McCauley, who was the commander of the Maryland State Licensing Division, testifies in favor of concealed handguns

17 Mar , 2015  


Captain McCauley provides powerful testimony in favor of allowing civilians to carry permitted concealed handguns.  Anyone who listens to Captain McCauley’s testimony here will quickly see that part of it relies heavily on the CPRC’s research here and here.

 
Here is also powerful testimony by a woman stalking victim who wanted to be able to have a gun for protection.…

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CPRC on the Sean Hannity Radio Show to discuss the Obama administration’s claims about racism in Ferguson Police Department

17 Mar , 2015  

John Lott appeared on the Sean Hannity Radio Show from 5:06 to 5:20 PM on Monday, March 16th, 2015 to discuss the Obama administration’s claims about racism in Ferguson Police Department (audio available here).

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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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