Gun Control Advocates

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow describes Lott as “a very influential person,” “wrote a book that people call the bible of the NRA”

4 Sep , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott has already written about the high school commencement hoax that gun control advocates set up this June (more available here). On June 23rd, Rachel Maddow devoted 14 minutes of her MSNBC news show to discuss it. We won’t bore you with her whole segment which she uses to laud the hoax, but if you are interested, you can find it here.…

Gun Control Advocates

Biden has a pattern of falsely claiming that he visited with people after mass public shootings

3 Sep , 2021  

Possibly it is just Biden’s desire to connect with people, but Biden appears to have a habit of claiming connections to mass public shootings that didn’t happen. The latest example occurred on September 2, 2021.

President Biden on Thursday told Jewish leaders that he spent time at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh after the October 2018 mass murder of 11 people there — but the synagogue told The Post he never visited.


On St Louis’ Giant KLJY: Discussing a wide range of gun control issues

3 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mike Ferguson and Ken Williams on St. Louis’ giant 100,000-watts KLJY-FM about a wide rate of gun control issues.

(Thursday, August 26, 2021, from 9:35 to 9:48 AM)


Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Twenty-six Cases During December 2020

2 Sep , 2021  

Akron, OH, December 1, 2020 (Cleveland 19)

The robbery happened just before 8 p.m. at the MetroPCS store on Main Street in Akron.

According to Akron police, the suspect entered the store, pulled out a handgun, and took money from the cash register.

The suspect then tried to get access to the safe.

Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Forbes, Instapundit, BizPac Review, and more

2 Sep , 2021  

“Most developed countries ban absentee ballots unless the citizen is living abroad or require Photo-IDs to obtain those ballots,” noted an August 2020 study by John Lott with the Crime Prevention Center. “Even higher percentages of European Union or other European countries ban absentee for in country voters…France banned absentee voting in 1975 because of massive fraud in Corsica, where postal ballots were stolen or bought and voters cast multiple votes.


At Townhall: Neither Biden Nor His Speechwriters Can Do Simple Math on the Afghan Pullout

1 Sep , 2021  

Dr. John Lott had a new piece at Townhall.

You have to wonder whether Biden’s speechwriters can do simple math. Possibly they don’t even care about getting numbers right because they know that no one in the press will check. 

But by virtually any measure, Biden’s speech on Tuesday claiming that our surrender in Afghanistan was a rip-roaring success didn’t go well.



31 Aug , 2021  

Job duties:  Working exclusively in the field of researching the connection between crime, violence, and statutes and regulations concerning the private ownership of guns by conducting apposite research geared towards advancing the scientific understanding of the relationship between gun laws and crime and public safety. Utilize STATA data analysis and statistical software, manipulate data by reshaping, transforming, recoding, and aggregating micro-level data and extracting information from messy data.  Gather,…


At Townhall: Democrats Are Remaking the Federal Courts at a Record-Breaking Pace

31 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

With the narrowest of Senate majorities, President Biden is remaking the federal courts at a record-breaking rate. Biden has successfully confirmed twice as many federal Circuit and District Court judges as any modern president had at this point in their presidencies.


On the Michigan Talk Network: Terror Watch List grows to 2 million people. Will Democrats again try to ban people on the list from buying guns?

30 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the Terror Watch List growing to 2 million people. There is talk of the Democrats again trying to use the list, which clearly includes lots of non-terrorists, from being able to buy guns.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 8:33 to 8:42 AM)


On St. Louis’ Giant KFTK-FM: Discussing the massive increase in government spending and debt

30 Aug , 2021  

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Reardon on St. Louis’ giant 100,000-watt KFTK-FM about the Federal government’s rapidly expanding spending and debt.

(Wednesday, August 25, 2021)