15 Nov , 2017

On Maryland’s Giant WCBM to discuss “The War on Guns” and the gun control debate

Dr. John Lott was on Sean and Frank’s show on the giant 50,000-watt WCBM to discuss everything from Lott’s “The War on Guns” to the general gun control debate.  They covered background checks (from false positives and the cost of performing them) and the media coverage of the gun control debate.…

14 Nov , 2017

On the Dan Caplis’ Show to discuss how gun control laws can backfire and decrease safety

Dr. John Lott talked to Dan Caplis on his show in Denver to discuss what can be done to stop mass public shootings.  They also talked about how gun control laws can backfire and decrease safety.

(Monday, November 6, 2017, from 5:06 to 5:30 PM)

14 Nov , 2017

At The Hill: “It’s time for more parishioners to lock and load when they go to church”

With all the discussions of whether people should carry their permitted concealed handguns with them to church, Dr. John Lott has this new piece in The Hill newspaper.  The article starts this way:

There are simply too many targets for police to be able to guard everyone. And even when they are in the right place at the right time, an officer’s uniform is like a neon sign saying, “Shoot me first.”

It’s also not realistic to keep terrorists and criminals from getting weapons.

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13 Nov , 2017

On NewsMax to talk about how to solve mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott appeared on America Talks Live with Miranda Khan two days after the Texas church shooting.  The show appears on NewsMax TV.  They discussed background checks on guns and what type of gun control laws might stop these mass public shootings.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017)

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13 Nov , 2017

On the Steve Gruber Show discussed how the Liberal media fixated on laws after Texas church shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about how the Liberal media fixated on laws after Texas church shooting.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

12 Nov , 2017

At Fox News: Good guys with guns saving lives

With all the discussions about people having guns at churches for self-defense, Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News that details some of the cases where people have used permitted concealed handguns to stop mass public shootings:

Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. 

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12 Nov , 2017

On the Steve Gruber Show to discuss how Chicago’s Law-And-Order Policies Are Failing

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how Chicago’s Law-And-Order Policies Are Failing.

(Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 6:45 to 6:52 AM)

12 Nov , 2017

Ten defensive gun uses by permit holders during first 10 days of November

As usual, these cases exclude ones where a store owner or a homeowner uses a gun on their own property to defend themselves.  There are so many of those reported in the news.  What we aim for here are cases where people who are legally carrying in public use a gun to defend themselves or others.…

11 Nov , 2017

On Chicago’s WIND to talk about background checks for gun purchase and their limits and problems

Dr. John Lott talked to Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson on WIND in Chicago about the cost and benefits of background checks for gun purchases.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 7:05 to 7:20 AM)