11 Aug , 2019

On the 50,000 watt WCMB’s The Morning Show with Sean & Frank to discuss this past weekend’s mass shootings

Dr. John Lott, President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, joins The Morning Show with Sean & Frank to discuss this past weekend’s mass shootings, the trends observed in mass shooters, soft targets, the possible influence of psychotropic drugs, the true stats on strict gun control and more.

(WCMB, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 8:06 to 8:20 AM)


10 Aug , 2019

Some quick comments on Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bizarre claim that she will “Reduce Gun Deaths By 80%”

“Over fifty years, we reduced per-mile driving deaths by almost 80% and prevented 3.5 million automobile deaths. And we’re still at it. . . . My goal as President, and our goal as a society, will be to reduce that number by 80%.” — Senator Elizabeth Warren, August 10, 2019

It is pretty deceptive to claim that government regulations reduced motor vehicle deaths by 80%.…

10 Aug , 2019

Handgun Carry Permit Holder stops threat suspect at Missouri Walmart

As panicked customers fled and the police were racing toward the store but not yet there, an armed suspect, Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, with a loaded rifle, body armor, and 100 rounds of ammunition was held at gunpoint by a handgun carry permit holder until police arrived.  As happens over and over again, good guy with a gun averted a potential crisis.…

10 Aug , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network with Steve Gruber about the El Paso and Dayton Attacks

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how the media is trying to claim that Trump is responsible for these mass public shootings, the efforts by Twitter to censor views, and Red Flag laws.

(Monday, August 5, 2019, 7:35 to 7:43 AM).


10 Aug , 2019

Judge Andrew Napolitano and Maj Toure talk about Dr. John Lott’s research

Judge Andrew Napolitano and Maj Toure talk about Dr. John Lott’s research.…

9 Aug , 2019

On Nashville’s Fox 17 to talk about the dangers gun-free zones

Nashville’s Fox 17 has a discussion about whether we should eliminate gun-free zones. From the story:

“While some people push for stricter gun laws, others argue gun free zones are a bad idea. According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, gun free zones are a target for most mass shootings.

“One Tennessee woman claims gun free zones are the reason she could not protect her husband from a stalker who pulled a gun.


9 Aug , 2019

On One America News: Democrat gun restrictions not making Americans safer

Dr. John Lott talks to One America News’ John Hines about whether proposed gun control laws will make people safer. Two parts were cut out of the interview: the proposed background checks on private transfers will make disarm the poor minorities and that we need to get rid of gun-free zones.…


9 Aug , 2019

Reviewing basic facts about Assault Weapon Bans, Background checks on private gun transfers, and Red Flag Laws

Here is some basic starter information on three types of laws that are being extensively discussed these days.

Background Checks on the Private Transfer of Guns (Universal Background Checks) — See here

Red Flag Laws — See here

Assault Weapon Ban (see here and here)

For much more in-depth info, please see Dr.…

9 Aug , 2019

On NewsMax TV: Why Universal Background Checks are a false promise, why they won’t stop mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott talks to John Cardillo about why universal background checks and assault weapon bans won’t stop mass public shootings.

Cardillo about Dr. Lott: “Arguably the best well informed person in the United States on these issues.”

(NewMax TV, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 2:15 to 2:22 PM)…


8 Aug , 2019

On the Bill Martinez National Radio Show: The aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton Shootings

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Martinez on his national radio show to talk about the aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton Shootings. Should President Trump be blamed for these attacks? Dr. Lott talked about the El Paso, New Zealand, and Dayton shooters — the media must not be reading the statements from these killers.…