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CPRC in the News: In Spanish, Coverage received in Puebla, Mexico at the 2018 Ciudad de las Ideas

18 Nov , 2018  


E-Consulta, November 16, 2018

La conferencia inaugural de la XI edición de la Ciudad de las Ideas (CDI), que en esta ocasión lleva por lema Burning questions, estuvo a cargo deleconomista y escritor John R. Lott Jr. quien abordó el tema de las leyes que regulan la posesión de armamento.


CPRC in the News: Hot Air, CNN, CrimProf Blog, Political Insider, Law Officer and other places

6 Nov , 2018  







CNN, Erie News Now, WKTV Channel 2 (Utica, NY), KXLF Channel 4 (Butte, MT), CBS Channel 12 and NBC Channel 24 (Chico Redding, California), KBZK Channel 7 (Bozeman, MT), KXLH Channel 9 (Helena, MT), November 3, 2018


This is how much more likely undocumented immigrants are to be convicted of a crime than other Arizonans, according to a study of data in that state by economist John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center.


CPRC in the news: Instapundit, Vice News, Politico, Breitbart, Townhall, and other places

28 Sep , 2018  


Instapundit, September 24, 2018

IS IT TRUE THAT WITH ONLY 4.5% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION, THE UNITED STATES ACCOUNTS FOR 31% OF ALL MASS PUBLIC SHOOTERS? According to John Lott, the answer is no. He writes: How a Botched Study Fooled the World About the U.S. Share of Mass Public Shootings: U.S.


CPRC in the News: New York Post, Houston Chronicle, Nevada Public Radio, Charleston Post and Courier, and others

10 Sep , 2018  

New York Post, September 4, 2018

Politicians at Sen. John McCain’s funeral bemoaned the loss of civility in politics, notes John R. Lott Jr. at Townhall, and Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing this week is proving that. Why? Government has grown “by leaps and bounds,” and decisions “have far-reaching consequences.”…


CPRC in the News: Breitbart, Washington Post, Daily Signal, Powerline, World Net Daily, and many others

12 Aug , 2018  

Odessa American, August 11, 2018; The Spectrum (St. George, Utah), August 5, 2018; Sun Journal (New Bern, North Carolina), August 4, 2018; The Dispatch (Columbus and Starkville, Mississippi), August 2, 2018; Salem News (Salem, Ohio), August 11, 2018; Standard-Examiner (Ogden, Utah), August 3, 2018

Economist John Lott wrote in 2014, “Black male teenagers were nine times more likely to commit murders than similarly aged white males.”


CPRC in the News: The Federalist, National Review, Breitbart, NewsBusters, and many others

2 Jul , 2018, June 25, 2018 and related stories at The Western Journal, June 26, 2018; Inquisitr, June 26, 2018; Russia Television, June 26, 2018; Think Progress, June 25, 2018; and The Blaze, June 26 2018

Now voices as disparate as actor James Woods, law professor John Banzhaf, and Crime Prevention Research Center’s John Lott are advising individuals in the left’s crosshairs to get guns and/or concealed carry permits.


CPRC in the News: Voice of America, Daily Signal, Utah Chronicle, CNSNews, Odessa American, and others

27 Mar , 2018  

Voice of America, March 16, 2018

Though the NRA has come on board, other gun rights advocates say treatment, not gun seizure, is the answer to dealing with gun owners who show signs of trouble.

“If you really believe somebody is a danger to themselves or others, then you ought to think about involuntarily committing them to some type of mental health facility,” said John Lott, an economist and founder of the right-leaning Crime Prevention Research Center.


CPRC in the News: The Hill, The Des Moines Register, The News & Observer (Charlotte, NC), American Thinker, Daily Signal, World Net Daily, and more

9 Mar , 2018  

The Hill, March 8, 2018

As has been the case with school shootings, American soldiers were sitting ducks in the defenseless killing fields known as “gun-free zones,” where criminals, but not the average citizen would be armed. In fact, the Crime Prevention Research Center revealed that 96.2 percent of mass public shootings from 1998 through 2015 occurred in gun free zones.


CPRC in the News: Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, US News & World Report, Houston Chronicle, and many others

10 Dec , 2017  

Indianapolis Star, November 24, 2017

According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, 20 other states allow firearms on Statehouse grounds in some fashion. Most allow average citizens to bring their firearms into the Statehouse. Only two states specifically restrict it to lawmakers and their staffs.

However, most publicly visible and large companies with a diverse set of employees don’t permit guns in the workplace, said Christopher Schrader, director of government affairs for Indiana State Council of Society of Human Resource Management.


CPRC in the News: HuffPost, National Post (Canada), The Guardian (UK), Global News (Canada), and more

17 Nov , 2017  

Huffington Post, November 15, 2017

. . . I have been following a similar debate about guns which broke out more than 20 years ago, a.k.a. John Lott versus Everyone Else, and not only does the debate about the role of ‘armed citizens’ seem to be heating up again, given what just happened in Vegas and Sutherland Springs, but it seems to have gone beyond the media venues where the argument usually appears.