US Department of Homeland Security declares that firearms related workers are “essential”

29 Mar , 2020  

The US Department of Homeland Security declares: “Workers supporting the operation of firearm or ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges” are essential.

This decision will have an impact on various court cases across the country where state and local governments have shutdown the gun stores as not being “essential.”…


On the Glenn Beck Show: Explaining why people should be buying more guns during the Coronavirus crisis

27 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Glenn Beck about states that are closing down gun stores and why people need guns for protection now more than is normally the case.

(Friday, March 27, 2020, from 11:35 to 11:45 AM)

Glenn Beck: “John is the really, truly a national treasure. He is the most important voice when it comes to guns, gun crime, gun statistics, and that is why he is despised by people on the left.

, ,


At National Review: Are Gun Stores ‘Essential’ Businesses? Yes, especially when jails and prisons are releasing inmates early.

25 Mar , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at National Review on states closing gun stores by claiming that they are “non-essential.”

Law-abiding citizens want the right to buy a gun, especially in the midst of a pandemic. Police have stopped responding to many 911 calls, and massive numbers of inmates are being released early from prison.