7 Aug , 2019

At Townhall.com: Here’s Something You Won’t Hear About on the Shootings

Dr. John Lott has a piece at Townhall that starts this way:

Here is something that you won’t hear on the news. The Dayton mass shooter who left nine people dead and some 27 people injured was a registered Democrat, a self-described “leftist” who hated Donald Trump, and a strong proponent of more gun control.

6 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: What motivates terrorist attacks in the United States

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about what motivates these killers. He discussed how the vast majority aren’t motivated by political views, but by the desire to get attention as they commit suicide.…

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6 Aug , 2019

On the Kevin McCullough National Radio Show to discuss the mass public shootings in El Paso and Dayton

Dr. John Lott talked to Kevin McCullough on his national radio show about what motivates these mass public shooters and gun-free zones.

(Monday, August 4, 2019)

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5 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: Discussing the El Paso and Dayton mass public shootings: What can be done to stop these attacks

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about the importance of having someone quickly available on the scene with a gun to stop an attack. He also talked about the high rate of mass public shootings in parts of Europe, and finally how hard it is to stop these mass public shooters from getting weapons.…

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5 Aug , 2019

National Review discusses Twitter locking John Lott’s account

John Fund at National Review discusses Twitter locking Dr. John Lott’s account:

Last March, John Lott, head of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the book More Guns, Less Crime, sent out this tweet trying to debunk claims that the Christchurch shooter was a right-winger.

New Zealand killer’s manifesto says that he did attack to get more gun control/gun bans in New Zealand and the US, Killer was a socialist, environmentalist who hated capitalists and trade.

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5 Aug , 2019

Twitter has now locked the Crime Prevention Research Center account for Tweeting about the El Paso WalMart shooter, won’t explain

First, Twitter blocked John Lott’s account because of a post about the New Zealand mosque killer, and now they have locked the Crime Prevention Research Center’s account. Again, they have blocked this account for a similar reason — explaining that the killer had views different from what was being reported in the media — and again, Twitter has done this without an explanation for its decision.…

5 Aug , 2019

The UK LBC Talk Radio: Explosive Row With Gun Advocate Over Argument To Increase Firearm Ownership

Dr. John Lott talked to UK LBC Radio’s Maajid Nawaz about guns in the United States. Dr. Lott talked to Nawaz for over 20 minutes, but LBC is only selectively providing six minutes of the interview. From LBC’s description of the interview:

But when Maajid asked whether it would make it “exceedingly difficult” for emergency services to distinguish between a rampaging shooter and those trying to defend themselves, the advocate agreed.

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4 Aug , 2019

Dayton, Ohio shooter is a registered Democrat and a gun control advocate

As we noted in a previous post, the El Paso WalMart killer is a environmental extremist. Now, it turns out that the Dayton, Ohio killer is a registered Democrat. He also self-described himself on Twitter as a “leftist.” This killer obviously also supported gun control, and was very upset when the one of Ohio’s US Senators did not support the gun control he thought was necessary.…

4 Aug , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Talking about the Gilroy shooting and Democrat’s comments after the attack

Dr. John Lott talks to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the Gilroy shooting and Democrat’s comments after the attack.

(Tuesday, July 30, 2019, from 6:35 to 6:46 AM)

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4 Aug , 2019

What does the El Paso WalMart killer’s manifesto show?

The killer’s manifesto made a couple of things clear.

  1. He is a racist who identifies with the Christchurch shooter. The New Zealand killer was a socialist/environmentalist.
  2. The El Paso killer is also an environmentalist. His environmentalism is also the basis for his racism and anti-immigrant views: “Our lifestyle is destroying the environment of our country.