Despite Claims that they care about promoting Social Distancing, Virginia bans online classes for concealed handgun permits

21 Jan , 2021  

While Virginia colleges and K-12 schools have moved to online classes and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has waived certain training requirements for Class B commercial driver’s licenses, as of January 1, 2021, Virginia’s Democrats have ended online classes for concealed handgun permits. In addition, Northam imposed onerous COVID-19 restrictions on indoor shooting ranges. …


Coronavirus, op-ed

At Newsweek: Biden Got the Coronavirus Death Toll Wrong

1 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and Dr. Timothy Craig Allen have a new piece on the Coronavirus discussion in the first presidential debate up at Newsweek.

On Tuesday night, in his first debate with President Donald Trump, Joe Biden claimed “200,000 dead, 7 million infected [with the coronavirus] in the United States. We have 5 percent, 4 percent of the world population; 20 percent of the deaths.”



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.



At Real Clear Politics: U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Is Inflated

29 May , 2020  

Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD and Dr. John Lott have another piece up at Real Clear Politics on the false numbers being put out on the number of Coronavirus deaths. Their piece starts this way.

The latest Centers for Disease Control data show that the COVID-19 fatality rate (IFR) is 0.26% — 4 times higher than the worst rate for the seasonal flu over the past decade.



On Chicago’s WIND Morning Show To Discuss the risks of over inflating the COVID-19 death count

27 May , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to with Chicago’s Morning Answer about the how Coronavirus deaths are being counted and the risk that exaggerating the death count.

(Friday, May 22, 2020, from 7:35 to 7:50 AM)

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On the Chris Salcedo Show: The Economic Impact of the Coronavirus Shutdown

26 May , 2020   Video

Dr. John Lott and Stephen Moore joined Chris Salcedo Show on NewsMaxTV to talk about the economic impact of the Coronavirus shutdown. More information is available here.

(Thursday, May 21 2020, from 5:24 to 5:35 PM)

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On the Lars Larson Show: How many Coronavirus deaths are there really?

25 May , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on his national radio show about the research that we have done on deaths from the Coronavirus being dramatically over counted.

(Friday, May 22, 2020, from 6:45 to 6:53 PM)

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A Cost Of Releasing Prisoners: Robber freed early from Colorado Department of Corrections accused of murder

16 May , 2020  

Another inmate released from prison to protect him from the Coronavirus.

A Colorado convict accused of murdering a 21-year-old woman last Saturday in Denver had been released from prison early due to the coronavirus, according to local media.

Cornelius Haney, 40, was nabbed over the weekend for the fatal shooting of Heather Perry in an alleyway, NBC’s 9News-Denver reported.


Coronavirus UPDATE: High-risk sex offender re-arrested two weeks after release

4 May , 2020   Video

Even before the Coronavirus hit, California jails had greatly reduced the number of inmates because of the end of the bail system. As the Orange County DA in the above video indicates, the number of inmates has been so reduced that it isn’t necessary to release even more to obtain proper social distancing.…


Coronavirus, Radio

On Lock N Load Radio: How the media over hypes the Coronavirus news to make profits and the costs that has

2 May , 2020  

Sorry about the audio quality of this interview. Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Frady about a range of issues dealing with the Coronavirus. They talked about how the media over hypes the Coronavirus news to make profits and the costs that has, how the United States compares to other countries, and many other issues.…

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