At Townhall: How Biden Just Blew Up the Claim That He’s an Honest, Decent Guy

21 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

A constant theme of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night was that Joe Biden is a decent and honest person. Someone who wants to heal the divisions in the country and bring people together. 

Well, in his acceptance speech at the convention, Biden completely blew up that narrative.


On the Lars Larson Show: Ending Filibuster, As Dems Vow, Would Push U.S. Far Left

21 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on his national radio show about how the Democrats promise to end the filibuster would push the US far left.

(Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 5:35 to 5:44 PM)

Lars Larson’s National show is listened to by over 1.25 million people.…



At the Washington Times: Dangers of in-person voting greatly exaggerated by Democrats

21 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at the Washington Times on the Democrats claims about the dangers of in-person voting.

“There’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote, in person or otherwise,” claimed Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “If you go and wear a mask, if you observe the physical distancing and don’t have a crowded situation, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to do that.”


At Real Clear Politics: Ending Filibuster, as Dems Vow, Would Push U.S. Far Left

20 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Real Clear Politics.

Those who dislike Donald Trump may think it’s OK to let the Democrats run things for four years. Never Trumpers might be fearful of the leftward lurch of the Democratic Party but believe they could always fix things four years later — that these are just the same scare tactics we hear every four years. 

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On Baltimore’s Giant 50,000-Watt WCBM: “Gun Control Myths”

19 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Derek Hunter on Baltimore’s giant 50,000-Watt WCBM radio about Lott’s new book, “Gun Control Myths: How politicians, the media, and botched “studies” have twisted the facts on gun control.”

(Friday, July 31, 2020, from 11:05 to 11:30 AM)



On CBN News: Politician Who Labeled NRA a ‘Terrorist’ Group Sues to Close Them Down

18 Aug , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott was interviewed about Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against National Rifle Association.

John Lott Jr., the author of Gun Control Myths and head of the Crime Prevention Research Center, said of James, “When she ran for office in 2018, one of her campaign promises – a major campaign promise – was to go after the non-profit status for the NRA.”


On the Larry Elder Show: Discussing Chicago’s high crime rate and the lawsuit against the NRA

17 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Elder on his national radio show about what causes Chicago’s high crime rate (is it the lack of gun control laws as the mayor claims?) and the New York AG’s lawsuit against the NRA.

(Friday, August 7, 2020, from 7:20 to 7:30 PM)



On the Michigan Talk Network: On the New York Attorney General James for “abuse of office”

16 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the New York Attorney General James for “abuse of office” in her push to have the NRA finances frozen and the organization dissolved.

(Wednesday, August 12, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)



And people wonder why gun sales are skyrocketing: Over 60 Portland 911 calls go unheeded overnight as police respond to riot

16 Aug , 2020   Video

Among the calls that police didn’t respond to included: “Call types ranged from theft, vandalism, suspicious activity, hazards, hit and run, burglary, violation of restraining order, alarms, stolen cars, harassment and many others.”

From Fox News:

More than 60 emergency calls to police went unheeded overnight in Portland as officers were preoccupied with hundreds of demonstrators downtown and were pelted by rocks.



9th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down California’s ban on high-capacity magazines, applies strict scrutiny, says restrictions violate 2nd Amendment

15 Aug , 2020  

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a 2017 ruling by San Diego-based U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez, who blocked a new law that would have barred gun owners from possessing magazines holding more than 10 bullets. The court’s three-judge panel said that while California’s law has a “laudable goal of reducing gun violence,” it must also comply with the Constitution.…