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Testimony before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Stand Your Ground Laws

29 Oct , 2013  

Tomorrow at 10 AM the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights will hold a hearing on Stand Your Ground laws.  A copy of my testimony is available here.  From the Chicago Sun-Times:

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will chair a hearing Tuesday on the controversial “stand your ground” laws that played a role in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his killer, George Zimmerman.

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Debate on CNN with the head of the Brady Campaign about gun sales online

27 Oct , 2013  

“CNN asks two gun sales experts about social media site Instagram permitting firearm sales online.”…

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Debate on CNN with the head of the Brady Campaign about gun sales online

26 Oct , 2013  

“CNN asks two gun sales experts about social media site Instagram permitting firearm sales online.”

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Debate on Gun Control at UC Berkeley

25 Oct , 2013  


The Daily Californian has this discussion (though their discussion isn’t completely accurate):

The Berkeley Forum hosted a panel of gun policy experts Friday night to discuss the future of firearms and public safety in America.

The panel, titled “Guns, Crime and Freedom,” brought a trio of speakers to the UC Berkeley campus — author and economist John Lott, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Stanford professor Jack Rakove and Robyn Thomas, executive director of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

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Fox News Live: Is the push for gun control over?

2 Oct , 2013  


Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

CPRC president, FoxNews.com contributor, and author John R. Lott Jr. on the changing gun control debate.…

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Comments on Navy Yard shooting on Fox & Friends

22 Sep , 2013  

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While most of this interview involved judicial confirmations, there was a discussion about the Navy Yard shooting.…

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So are blacks discriminated against when relying on Stand Your Ground laws?

11 Sep , 2013  

Here is a case that the liberal point to in arguing against Stand Your Ground laws.  To me, assuming that the facts are accurate, it certainly looks like Marissa behaved properly and I have stated that before in interviews.  From Salon.com:

On Aug. 1, 2010, Marissa Alexander, a 31-year-old mother of three, with a master’s degree and no criminal record, was working for a payroll software company in Jacksonville.