6 Sep , 2018

On Bill Cunningham’s Sunday Show to discuss our new research on Mass Public Shootings around the world

Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Cunningham on his Sunday Evening show that is on nearly 350 radio stations. They talked about our new research on mass public shootings around the world.

(Sunday, September 2, 2018)

6 Sep , 2018

At Townhall.com: Rahm Emanuel’s Problems Were His Own Creation

Dr. John Lott has a piece at Townhall.com on how Chicago’s politicians are responsible for the city’s crime problems. The piece starts this way:

Chicago’s rampant crime rate left Rahm Emanuel with little choice but to withdraw from the city’s mayoral race. One recent poll showed that only 31% would vote for his re-election, and 62% wanted to vote for someone else.

5 Sep , 2018

Adam Lankford refuses to respond to questions about his research on mass public shootings, refuses offer to debate

When will all those gun control advocates and reporters who rely on criminologist Adam Lankford’s research begin asking him to answer questions about his research?

Despite getting massive international news coverage and President Obama basing his claim that the United States is unique in terms of mass public shootings, Lankford has refused to provide even the most basic evidence on his research.…

5 Sep , 2018

At Townhall: Why Civility In Politics Won’t Be Getting Better

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall.com on the decline in civility in politics. The piece starts this way:

Politicians at Senator McCain’s funeral were bemoaning the loss of civility in politics, and Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing this week for the Supreme Court surely promises to prove that.

5 Sep , 2018

On the Phil Cowan Show on our new report on concealed handgun permits

Dr. John Lott talked to Phil Cowan on KTKZ-AM in Sacramento about our new concealed handgun permit report.

(Monday, August 21, 2018, 10:05 to 10:25 AM)

5 Sep , 2018

On the Alan Nathan National Radio Show to talk about our new concealed handgun report

Dr. John Lott talked to Kathleen Antrim who was guest hosting for Alan Nathan on his national radio show about our new concealed handgun permit report.

(Tuesday, August 22, 2018, 12:21 to 12:30 PM)

4 Sep , 2018

Bombshell write up from Real Clear Politics: Mass Shootings in America: Anatomy of a Hyped Statistic

A must read: RealClearPolitics’ Washington Bureau Chief has a very detailed article on a completely false and highly influential claim regarding distribution of mass public shootings around the world.

Three years ago, which means it was before the mass murders at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs — but after Sandy Hook Elementary and Fort Hood — a University of Alabama professor sought to answer a chilling public policy question: Do countries other than the U.S.

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4 Sep , 2018

On the national Jim Bohannon Show to discuss our new research on mass public shooting rates in countries around the world

Dr. John Lott was on the national Jim Bohannon show to discuss our new research on mass public shooting rates in countries around the world.

(Monday, September 3, 2018, from 10:05 to 11:00 PM)

Jim Bohannon’s show is listened to by over 2.75 million people.…

4 Sep , 2018

On the Lars Larson Show to discuss false numbers being put out by gun control advocates

Dr. John Lott was on the national Lars Larson show to discuss a recent report by NPR about the grossly exaggerated numbers involving school shootings and our own new research on mass public shooting rates in countries around the world. Of course, we have long pointed out the false claims regarding school shootings, but it is still valuable that NPR has reported on this.…

3 Sep , 2018

Is there a cost to banning all felons from owning guns?: Pregnant woman who killed intruder in justified shooting now faces felony gun charge due to previous marijuana conviction

People with criminal records might also need guns for protection. Indeed, in at least some states, the primary reason that people apply to get their records expunged is so that they can again own a gun. Here is a rather shocking story of a woman who saved her life and the life of her unborn baby with a gun, but who now faces criminal charges for illegally possessing a firearm because of a marijuana conviction on her record.…