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On Minneapolis’ KKMS: Discussing the Democrats plans for abolishing the filibuster and what it means for gun control laws

11 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott was on KKMS to discuss Democrats plans for abolishing the filibuster and what it means for gun control laws.

(Monday, October 5, 2020, from 6:05 to 7:00 PM)

Part 1 of interview on KKMS Part 2 of interview on KKMS…

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judicial confirmations

Biden on the voters not deserving to know if he will pack the Supreme Court

10 Oct , 2020   Video

KTNV reporter Ross DiMattei: “This is the number one thing that I’ve been asked about from viewers in the past couple of days.”

Biden: “Well you’ve been asked by the viewers who are probably Republicans who don’t want me continuing to talk about what they’re doing to the court right now.”…

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On The Michael Dukes Show: Discussing the new book “Gun Control Myths”

9 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott was on the Michael Dukes show to discuss Lott’s new book “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched ‘studies’ have twisted the facts on gun control.”

(Friday, September 11, 2020, from 10:20 to 11:00 AM)

Alaska on the following stations & translators: KGTL in Homer 620AM & 100.1 / 100.9 /105.9 FM KPEN in Soldotna/Kenai/Sterling/Nikiski Homer/Kachemak City 101.9 / 102.7 FM 99.3 / 100.9 / 101.7 FM Delta Junction/Ft.…

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Announcing New Member to the CPRC’s Board of Directors

9 Oct , 2020  

Joseph E. Olson has been a Professor of Law (now Emeritus) at MitchellHamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota since 1974.  He attended Duke Law School graduating with Honors and was selected for the Order of the Coif.

He has an interest in firearms regulation both as a Constitutional and a practical matter.  As…

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Dr. Robert F. Turner Named President of the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC)

9 Oct , 2020  

While CPRC founder Dr. John Lott is away on temporary leave, the Board of Directors of the Crime Prevention Research Center has selected Dr. Robert F. Turner to serve as the Center’s second President effective October 12, 2020.

Dr. Turner holds both professional (JD) and academic (SJD) doctorates from the University of Virginia School of Law, where in 1981 he cofounded the Center for National Security Law—the world’s first think tank specifically focused on issues of national security law. …

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On Kansas City’s KCXL Radio: From Democrats ending the Filibuster to “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched ‘studies’ have twisted the facts on gun control”

8 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott was on Kansas City’s KCXL Radio to discuss Democrats ending the Filibuster to “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched ‘studies’ have twisted the facts on gun control.”

(Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 1:05 to 2:00 PM)

KCXL Radio Kansas City Part 1 KCXL Radio Kansas City Part 2

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op-ed

In the Missoulian: A fighting chance to stop school shootings

7 Oct , 2020  

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser has a piece in the Missoulian newspaper.

I started high school back in 1991, before “active shooter” drills for students and teachers existed. Never did I imagine that we as a society would have to deal with such evil in the world and our schools would be left completely defenseless to stop that evil.

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In the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Beware a filibuster-free Senate, The changes they would bring could produce a very different country than the one we see today

7 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and CPRC Board Member Joe Olson have an new op-ed piece in the Minneapolis Star Tribune that discusses what is at

For months, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Senate Democrats have talked about eliminating the filibuster. With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, some Senators have said they must get rid of the filibuster so that they can pack the Supreme Court.

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On the Michigan Talk Network to talk about the increase in gun sales

6 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the surge in gun sales and why that increase is justifiable.

(Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:43 AM)

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op-ed

At the Wall Street Journal: Democrats Are Coming for Your Guns: Holding gun makers liable for gun crimes hurts the vulnerable

6 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Wall Street Journal.

When President Trump introduced Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, he warned: “The coming years will decide the survival of our Second Amendment.” He’s right. 

Joe Biden’s campaign website contains a long list of gun-control proposals: national gun licensing; red-flag laws, which let judges seize guns without a hearing or mental-health evaluation; and bans on semiautomatic guns that look like military weapons.

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