Here are some pictures from the presentations at the National Press Club
Taylor Woolrich, Allie Lainez, Holly Adams, and Nikki Goeser
John Lott, Lindsay Wood, and Chelsea Parsons
Chelsea Parsons speaking
Tom Palmer, AnnaMaria Gallozzi
Joyce Lee Malcolm, AnnaMaria Gallozzi, Carl Moody
Jan Morgan, Tim Schmidt, and Sheriff Al Cannon
Sheriff Al Cannon Speaking
Allison Basley and Kimberly Shepherd
Crayle Vanest receiving an award from Michael Guzman
The CBS News piece buys into the false Bloomberg claim that these types of shootings are becoming more of a threat and it doesn’t address why the concerns over teachers carrying is misplaced, but it is still a useful piece. The fact that CBS News is using the completely discredited Bloomberg claim about the school shooting problem getting worse is very disturbing.…
The piece at the Daily Caller starts this way:
Washington, DC, was the last place in America that completely banned people carrying concealed handguns. Then it was temporarily one of the most liberal.
On Saturday, with a decision by Senior District Court Judge Fredrick Scullin Jr., DC joined six states that no longer require people to get a permit to concealed carry, so-called Constitutional-carry states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Wyoming, Vermont, and virtually all of Montana.
CPRC’s John Lott appeared on WMAL with Larry O’Connor at 5:07 to 5:15 PM EDT on Tuesday, July 29th.
Dave Boze talks to John Lott, President of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of More Guns Less Crime. The interview, which took place on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, is available here.
The newest piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer starts this way:
The shootings last week at Seattle Pacific University and on Tuesday at a high school near Portland, Ore., both occurred at places that banned guns — gun-free zones. The shooting last Wednesday in Canada also took place where citizens were not allowed to carry guns.
Here are two of the photos that this killer, Justin Bourque, had on his Facebook page. While CNN mentions his “anti-government, pro-gun” leanings on his Facebook page, this Canadian killer clearly understood the advantage that gun-free zones offered him. Note that while this killer was carrying around his guns around in public, he knew that no civilians would be able to also do so legally (since the 1970s Canada has banned permitted concealed handguns).…
John Lott was on the Jason Lewis national radio show from 8:17 to 9 PM on Thursday, June 5th (the audio is here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3)
This segment was broadcast on Thursday, June 5th, 2014, 6 to 7 PM.
Some background on the Moncton shootings is available here.
The timeline of the Moncton events is available here.
Some background on the Ian Thompson case is available here.
An excellent commentary at Sun News on mass shootings is available here.…
I have given several talks at the Seattle Pacific University law school over the years and the school is definitely a gun-free zone. I have called people that I know in Seattle and confirmed that this hasn’t changed from last year. Apparently the killer, in this case that has left one dead and three wounded, used a shotgun.…