On WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall: How other countries ban Mail-in ballots for fear of voter fraud

11 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott on WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall to talk about why most other countries ban mail-in ballots.

(Wednesday, August 5, 2020, from 7:35 to AM)


Original Research

New Research: Comparing the Global Rate of Mass Public Shootings to the U.S.’s Rate and Comparing their Changes Over time: 1998 to 2017

11 Aug , 2020  

You can download a copy of our new research available here. Please download and read it.


The U.S. is well below the world average in terms of the number of mass public shootings, and the global increase over time has been much bigger than for the United States.

Over the 20 years from 1998 to 2017, our list contains 2,772 attacks and at least 5,764 shooters outside the United States and 62 attacks and 66 shooters within our country.  By

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Rasmussen Report shows 47% of American households own guns, 27% of households with guns have bought one in the last six months

10 Aug , 2020  

A new Rasmussen Report survey shows that 47 percent of American households own a gun, with 5 percent either not sure/refusing to answer the question. Assuming that 47 percent of those who aren’t sure or refusing to answer whether they own a gun actually do, half of American households own guns.…


On Bob Gourley’s “Issues Today” Radio: “Gun Control Myths”

10 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Bob Gourley on “Issues Today” Radio about his new book, “Gun Control Myths.”

Issues Today is on 76 public radio stations across the country.

(During the week of August 10th to 16th, 2020)

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On the Sean Hannity Radio Show: Talking about the New York Lawsuit against the NRA, Defunding the Police, Who is hurt by gun control

9 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared for a full hour of the Sean Hannity radio show on August 7th, 2020.

John Lott, President, Crime Prevention Research Center and author of a the new book “Gun Control Myths” which was released on 7/4 and Leo Terrell, American civil rights attorney and talk radio host, find him at @TheLeoTerrell on Twitter, and Sgt.

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On TRT World: New York Attorney General seeks to dissolve NRA in lawsuit

9 Aug , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to TRT (Turkish Public Broadcasting) about New York Attorney Generals’ lawsuit to dissolve NRA in lawsuit. John Lott’s op-ed on this at Newsweek is available here.

(Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:07 to 10:12 PM)…



On the Michigan Talk Network: Peaceful Protest, Are Not So Peaceful

8 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about how the peaceful protest are not so peaceful and how to control them.

(Thursday, July 30, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:44 AM)



Freed from jail to protect him from coronavirus, Virginia rape suspect kills accuser

7 Aug , 2020  

With large numbers of inmates being released from jails and prisons across the country because of the Coronavirus, these types of crimes aren’t too surprising.

A rape suspect who was released from jail in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Ibrahim E. Bouaichi, went on to kill the woman who had accused him, police in Virginia say.



On NewsMax TV’s American Agenda: Did the St. Louis couple, the McCloskeys, behave properly when they confronted mob with guns?

7 Aug , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Bob Sellers on NewsMax’s American Agenda to discuss whether the St Louis couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, behaved properly when they were confronted by the large group of people on their private street and their yard. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, from 2:03 to 2:10 PM

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, from 2:03 to 2:10 PM…



At Newsweek: New York Abuses the Legal System to Target The NRA

7 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed piece at Newsweek.

Gun rights have never been more at stake than in this November’s election, and Democrat politicians are now attempting to remove the NRA from the debate. At the very least, they want to run up the NRA’s legal bills so that it won’t have funds left over for political campaigns.