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UPDATED: Shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in yet another gun-free zone, 44 states allow concealed carry at airports

6 Jan , 2017  

A shooting today at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has left at least 5 dead and 13 injured.  Not surprisingly, Florida is one of only 6 states with laws that banned carrying guns in the unsecured areas of airports.  A move was killed in 2016 to overturn this ban, and the reason for overturning it seems very applicable to today’s events.  …

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Once Again, Gun Control advocates push for gun control after Ohio State University Terrorist Attack before they know the facts

1 Dec , 2016  

Does it matter that gun control advocates keep pushing for regulations before they know any facts?  In this case, everyone from the Democrats vice presidential candidate, Senator Tim Kaine, to Shannon Watts with Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety went so far as to claim an attack had occurred with guns when it was done with a car and a knife.  …

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Cascade Mall Shooting, yet another attack in a gun-free zone

19 Nov , 2016  

The Cascade Mall Shooting in Burlington, Washington that took place on September 23, 2016 and left 5 people dead.  It was yet another mass shooting around the world where the killer had a connection to ISIS.  Arcan Cetin apparently had propped open an exit door to the movie theater is the notion of doing an attack similar to the Aurora, Colorado Batman movie theater shooting.  …

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CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on Gun Freedom Radio: Nikki’s book “Denied a Chance: How Gun Control helped a stalker murder my husband”

29 Aug , 2016  

 

CPRC’s Nikki Goeser spoke with Gun Freedom Radio about her book “Denied  A Chance:How Gun Control helped a stalker murder my husband.”

Nikki explains how she and her husband Ben were left defenseless due to the gun-free zone restaurant they were working in. Nikki was forced by law to leave her permitted gun locked in her vehicle the night her stalker murdered her husband in front of her inside a busy restaurant.…

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Permitted Concealed Handguns will be allowed at Republican National Convention within the 8-square-kilometer “event zone”

3 Jul , 2016  

From the Voice of America:

Thanks to Ohio state laws, anyone within the 8-square-kilometer “event zone” in downtown Cleveland will be able to openly carry legally owned firearms. With a valid permit, they can even carry a concealed weapon.

And city officials cannot change that.

“It’s the state law, and we have to follow the law, so yeah,” Dan Williams, a spokesman for the Cleveland mayor’s office, told VOA when asked whether protesters would be able to carry guns in the event zone.

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CPRC on the Joe Piscopo Show: Discussion on Mass Murderers intentionally targeting Gun-Free Zones

17 Jun , 2016  

President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, Dr. John Lott, talked with host Joe Piscopo about Mass Murderers intentionally choosing Gun-Free Zones to attack. Time and time again there are evil people who kill with little to no resistance in these places because the killers know they are helpless. Most of the mainstream media refuses to make this fact known to the public.…

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CPRC in the NY POST: Why Terrorists Target Gun-Free Zones

16 Jun , 2016  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at the New York Post that starts this way:

When will politicians finally recognize that they can’t protect all the possible shooting targets?

Possibly the largest mass public shooting in US history occurred early on Sunday morning, leaving 50 dead. On Friday, also in Orlando, singer Christina Grimmie was murdered after a concert.

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CPRC Board of Director David Clarke and President John Lott on Hannity on Fox News: Gun-free Zones and Other Gun Regulations

16 Jun , 2016  


CPRC Board of Director David Clarke and President John Lott appeared on Fox News’ Hannity to discuss gun-free zones and other gun regulations in the wake of the Orlando massacre.

A picture after their appearance on the show with former New York City Police Department detective Bo Dietl and Dr. Lott.…

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CPRC on The Mark Levin Show: Orlando Terror Attack, Gun-Free Zones & Gun Control

15 Jun , 2016  

CPRC President, Dr. John Lott, talked with Mark Levin about the Orlando Mass Public Shooting & the dangers of gun-free zones.

(Monday, June 13, 2016 from 7:20 to 7:44 PM)

Levin: “you’re encyclopedic memory on this stuff, you are really, really good.”

Mark Levin’s show is heard by over 7 million people.…

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CPRC Research in the Media about Gun-Free Zones

13 Jun , 2016  

The Daily Caller, Monday, June 13, 2016

Another “new” lesson: Gun-free zones do not prevent attacks of this nature, and this past weekend in Florida proves it. According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, both the Pulse and the location where former Voice contestant Christine Grimmie was killed were “gun-free” zones.

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