13 May , 2019

Major New Research on School Safety: Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns haven’t seen school shootings during school hours

Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns are Extremely Safe: Data on the Rate of Shootings and Accidents in Schools that allow Teachers to Carry

Abstract

After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.…

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13 May , 2019

Nikki Goeser to Speak at the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Expo in Pittsburgh

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser will be speaking at the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Expo in Pittsburgh from 10 to 11 AM this next Saturday, May 18th. It is at the David Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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12 May , 2019

Does having teachers carry guns at schools pose a danger? Does it deter attacks?

Dr. John Lott joined Dana Loesch on her show Relentless to discuss the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new study on teachers carrying guns. The study is available here and the abstract is here:

After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.

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12 May , 2019

On the Bill Martinez National Radio Show: Should we have armed guards or armed teachers in schools?

Dr. John Lott spoke with host Bill Martinez about the best way to protect students against shootings at schools. Many believe that putting an armed guard or officer on the scene is the best way to protect people. However, Dr. Lott explains the importance of teachers being able to carry concealed as a way to better protect against active shooters.…

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11 May , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: ABC’s in The Fix every time the gun used in self-defense something goes wrong

Each time Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), who plays the show’s lead, tries to use a gun in self-defense something goes wrong. Previously, in the first episode, she almost shot her boyfriend Riv (Marc Blucas) because she thought that he is an intruder. Now when she is being stalked by some unknown person, she starts carrying her gun, only to have it stolen after she leaves her car.…

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11 May , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Major New Research on School Safety: Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns haven’t seen school shootings during school hours

Host Steve Gruber talked with Dr. John Lott about CPRC’s new research showing that in at least 20 states, many school districts allow teachers and other staff to carry concealed guns on school property. Some states have had these rules in place for decades and there have been no shootings during school hours while teachers are carrying.…

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10 May , 2019

On the Lars Larson Show to discuss our new research on school shootings and the shooting at the Colorado STEM School

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on both his national and Northwest radio shows about our new research on school shootings and the shooting at the Colorado STEM School on May 7th, 2019.

(Northwest Show, Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, from 4:05 to 4:14 PM)

Appears on 21 radio stations, including KVI in Seattle, KXL in Portland, and KXLY in Spokane, with about 350,000 listeners.…

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10 May , 2019

At Townhall: Armed Guards at Houses of Worship Is Not Enough

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com on mass public shootings, particularly those at Houses of Worship.

From New Zealand to Sri Lanka, houses of worship are under attack. This has been an all too common phenomenon around the world. At home, there have been recent shootings at synagogues in Pittsburgh and San Diego, and at churches in Texas, Tennessee, Colorado, and South Carolina.

9 May , 2019

On Denver’s KNUS on the Colorado charter STEM school shooting

Two shooters, an 18-year-old male and a minor female, attacked .the Colorado charter STEM school on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

(Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 5:05 to 5:45 PM)

From the New York Post:

The 18-year-old accused in the fatal shooting at a Colorado charter school shared social media posts that were critical of President Trump and Christians, but heaped praise on former President Barack Obama.

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9 May , 2019

Colorado Highland Ranch School Students Angry that Vigil for dead and wounded classmates used to push gun control

Gun control groups and politicians used the vigil for the Colorado Highland Ranch School students to push for gun control. Colorado STEM students walked out en masse from the vigil in protest of this politicization and for not being allowed to speak on behalf of their friends who had been victims.…

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