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Piece on Canada’s National Gun Registry: Canada sank $2.7 billion into a pointless project

2 May , 2013  

John Lott and Gary Mauser have a piece in the National Review on the end of Canada’s long gun registry.

Despite spending a whopping $2.7 billion on creating and running a long-gun registry, Canadians never reaped any benefits from the project. The legislation to end the program finally passed the Parliament on Wednesday.

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Ann Coulter on “America’s Most Feared Economist”

2 May , 2013  

Ann’s newest piece starts this way:

You can tell the conservatives liberals fear most because they start being automatically referred to as “discredited.”  Ask Sen. Ted Cruz. But no one is called “discredited” by liberals more often than the inestimable economist John Lott, author of the groundbreaking book More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws.

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CPRC Research

1 May , 2013  

Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Yale University Law School Working Paper, October 19, 2000.

Lott, John R., Jr., Yale University Law School

Landes, William M. University of Chicago Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

 

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

University of Chicago Law School, John M.…

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Brady Campaign and other gun control groups continue to refuse to debate

27 Feb , 2013  

I was basically going to ignore this, but I got an email today from a student at Dickinson College named David Milstein who had been trying for many weeks to arrange a debate for me on his college. David informed me that the gun control groups would not participate in a debate with me:

“I tried to push for a debate format.

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10 Defensive Gun Uses in December 2012 where victims had to fire a lot of shots in self defense

28 Jan , 2013  

There are a lot of cases where victims face multiple attackers.  Here are just some of the cases from December 2012.  When I read through these cases it was clear to me that there were seven cases that involved a large number of defensive shots fired.

While it’s not popular to say, gun control worked in all three of the tragedies.

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