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Department of Defense report on Washington Navy Yard Shooting completely ignores problems with gun-free zones

19 Mar , 2014  

The Department of Defense report on the September 16th, 2013 Navy Yard shooting focuses on Aaron Alexis’ mental health issues not being discovered before the attack:

At various points during Alexis’ military service and subsequent employment as a cleared contractor — from the background investigation in 2007 to the disturbing behaviors he exhibited in the weeks leading up to the shooting — the review revealed missed opportunities for intervention that, had they been pursued, may have prevented the tragic result at the Washington Navy Yard.

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Bloomberg’s Gun Control Groups plan strategy to pressure companies to oppose gun ownership

16 Mar , 2014  

Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action want to push their “success” with Starbucks to other companies. In September, 2013, Starbucks issued the following policy:

Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms. . . .

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CPRC at Investor’s Business Daily: “The Police Should Carry Guns Off The Job To Protect Us”

13 Mar , 2014  

The piece by John Lott at Investor’s Business Daily starts this way:

Unbelievably, some won’t even let police officers work for free. They object to them carrying guns when off-duty.

Gun-control advocates are so extremely fearful of guns, the NFL has banned off-duty police from carrying their guns inside stadiums. They really believe that the presence of guns, even those carried by off-duty police, pose an unacceptable danger.

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CPRC on the Gary Nolan Radio Show discussing background checks and Bloomberg’s studies

13 Mar , 2014  

The audio from the Gary Nolan Radio show is available in two parts: here and here (11:35 to noon, Thursday, March 13, 2014). We discuss recent claims about universal background checks and claims put out by Michael Bloomberg.…

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CPRC interview about NFL Gun Ban on Off-Duty Police carry guns inside stadiums

11 Mar , 2014  

Daniel J. Flynn’s interview with John Lott at Breitbart Sports starts this way:

An expert scholar on mass shootings labels the NFL’s edict banning off-duty cops from carrying weapons inside stadiums “completely crazy” and suggests the league may be unnecessarily exposing fans to dangers by transforming stadiums into gun-free zones.

“Banning off-duty law-enforcement officers from carrying seems completely crazy to me,” John Lott told Breitbart Sports.

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CPRC on the Dennis Miller Show: Discussing Background Checks and Bloomberg Funded Research

10 Mar , 2014  

The audio of John Lott’s interview with Dennis Miller is available here (March 10, 2014, 12:35 to 1 PM).

Dennis Miller’s kind endorsement of the CPRC at the end of the interview:

We are talking to John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, and if you ever see that name or that organization’s name ascribed to a study I would encourage you to read it because John will follow the data and I think just present you with the facts of it.

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CPRC at the Conservative Political Action Conference: on the Radio to point out false claims in the gun control debate

10 Mar , 2014  

Here are segments from the Dana Loesch Show (Friday, March 7th from 2:26 to 2:30 PM), the Lars Larson Show (Friday, March 7th from 5:40 to 5:50 PM), the Jason Lewis Radio Show Part 1 and Part 2 (Friday, March 7th from 7:40 to 8 PM), and the Libertarian Republic (click on the bold text to listen to the audio).…

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CPRC on The Greg Garrison Show on WIBC in Indianapolis to discuss false information about guns in the media

6 Mar , 2014  

On Wednesday, March 6th John Lott appeared on the Greg Garrison radio show from 9:35 to 10 AM to discuss how Michael Bloomberg pushing false information about guns. The audio is available here.…

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Evaluating Arguments in New York Times opposing permitted concealed handguns at universities

6 Mar , 2014  

An op-ed in the New York Times last Friday by Greg Hampikian (February 27), a biology professor at Boise State University, raised the standard fears about letting permitted concealed handguns on college campuses.

I have had encounters with disgruntled students over the years, some of whom seemed quite upset, but I always assumed that when they reached into their backpacks they were going for a pencil.

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CPRC on Coast-to-Coast AM to discuss Obama’s Expanded Background Checks

4 Mar , 2014  

The audio of John Lott’s interview on Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory is available here. Lott was in the news segment for 3 minutes to discuss the Obama administration implementing his executive orders on background checks.…

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