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On Philly’s WAEB-AM to discuss Nikki Goeser’s new book “Stalked and Defenseless”

18 Jan , 2020  

Nikki Goeser talked to Bobby Gunther on Philly’s WAEB-AM about Nikki Goeser’s new book “Stalked And Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband In Front Of Me.“

(Wednesday, January 8, 2020)

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At Townhall.com: Gun Control Advocates Ignore the Data On Reciprocity

18 Jan , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on the gun control mess in Virginia. The piece starts this way:

So much of the gun control debate is about things that might go wrong. Democrats, who just took control of the Virginia state legislature, are about to pass a law that will dramatically limit the ability of people with concealed handgun permits from other states to carry in Virginia.

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Television Show Bias Against Guns: CBS’s Blue Bloods claiming easy access to guns causes suicides

17 Jan , 2020   Video

CBS’s Blue Bloods pushes the notion that easy access to guns and street causes suicides. The claim that suicides with guns have a higher success rate than other methods of suicide is simply false. This is not the first television show where the causation between guns and suicide is pushed (e.g., see this other CBS show from 2019).…

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Just days after going into effect, Colorado’s Red Flag law used to falsely target police officer

17 Jan , 2020  

In just the fifth case since Colorado’s Red Flag Law went into effect on January 1st, a mother whose son was shot by a police officer has tried to use the law against the officer. The officer told her son dozens of time to put down the knife that he was threatening people with, but he refused to do so.…

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UPDATED: 20.5 State Capitols Officially Allow (and at least 24 allow in practice) Some Form of Legal Firearm Carry

16 Jan , 2020  

CPRC has found that there are at least 21 State Capitols in the U.S. which officially allow some form of legal firearm carry for either visitors, legislators, employees, or all of the above.  Tennessee is the most recent state to allow carrying permitted concealed handguns into legislative buildings.  Some states require the individual have a handgun carry permit before being allowed to enter the Capitol with a firearm.…

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On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss some Marines now allowed to carry concealed handguns on US military bases

16 Jan , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about new rules that allow some Marines to carry concealed handguns on US military bases.

(Wednesday, January 8, 2020, from 8:35 to AM)

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Gun Ownership On Trial: FreedomFest Debate 2019

15 Jan , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott debated Michael Shermer on “Gun Ownership On Trial” at FreedomFest. The audience was favorably disposed to Dr. Lott, but he won the audience vote by 83% to 17% and won the jury vote by 10 to 2. The jury at least claimed that they could be unbiased, but who knows.…

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In America’s 1st Freedom: Nikki Goeser Highlights the Danger of “Gun-Free” Zones in New Book

14 Jan , 2020  

A review of Nikki’s book at America’s 1st Freedom starts this way:

Nicole “Nikki” Goeser hadn’t been married much more than a year when her husband was murdered in front of her on April 2, 2009. A concealed-carry permit holder at the time, Nikki wondered if she might have been able to stop the tragic events had she been carrying her gun.

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How gun control laws harm law-abiding individuals: the dangers of gun-free zones and Red Flag laws

13 Jan , 2020   Video

The Executive Director of the Crime Prevention Research Center, Nikki Goeser, talked about her new book, “Stalked and Defenseless: How Gun Control Helped My Stalker Murder My Husband in Front of Me.” She discussed the dangers of gun-free zones and Red Flag laws.

(The Daily Ledger, December 18, 2019)…

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“Good Samaritan” legally carrying gun shoots man attacking Arizona state trooper

13 Jan , 2020   Video

“Thank you because I don’t know if my trooper would be alive today without your assistance,” Arizona DPS Col. Frank Milstead said.

The attack occurred in Tonopah, Arizona. The video above is from two different news stories on the rescue. From KABC:

An Arizona trooper trying to help a motorist in a rollover crash was shot in an ambush-style attack by a random suspect, who was then fatally shot by a Good Samaritan driving by.

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