16 Aug , 2016

Fox News Opinion

CPRC at Fox News: Trump foes miss the mark on Clinton’s Second Amendment stand

Dr. John Lott’s new piece at Fox News was on the top of the Front page and it was for at least the last two hours the most read article on the entire website.  The piece starts this way:

Donald Trump keeps saying that Hillary Clinton wants to “essentially abolish the Second Amendment.”  But the media fact checkers are having none of it.


6 Jun , 2016

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CPRC at Fox News: “Four ways Hillary Clinton will work to end gun ownership as president”

Dr. John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton just couldn’t bring herself to say on ABC’s “This Week” that Americans have an individual right to own guns.  But it didn’t stop her from denying Donald Trump’s claim that she wants to abolish the Second Amendment. 

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6 Jun , 2016

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton refuses to say whether there is an Individual Right to Self Defense


Stephanopoulos: Let’s talk about the Second Amendment. As you know, Donald Trump has also been out on the stump, talking about the Second Amendment, saying you want to abolish the Second Amendment.

I know you reject that. But I — but I want to ask you a specific question.

Do you believe that an individual’s right to bear arms is a constitutional right, that it’s not linked to service in a militia?


25 Apr , 2016

CPRC at National Review: “On Guns, Clinton Runs Both Left and Right, Depending on Her Audience”

CPRC’s John Lott has a new piece at National Review on Hillary Clinton’s views on gun control.

What does Hillary Clinton really believe on guns? This year, she is running to the left of Bernie Sanders. In 2008, she ran well to the right of Obama, arguing against any kind of federal “blanket rules.”

On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton gave an address at Philadelphia’s St.


24 Apr , 2016

Hillary Clinton supporting bans on concealed carry

Hillary Clinton wants to restrict carrying concealed handguns, apparently she also wants to overturn Heller and McDonald Supreme Court decisions

Hillary Clinton has previously spoken out on restricting people being able to carry permitted concealed handguns on May 6, 2014:

“We’re way out of balance. I think that we’ve got to reign in what has become an almost article of faith that anybody can have a gun anywhere, anytime. And I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people. 

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19 Dec , 2015

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More Americans view letting more people carrying concealed handguns as a better solution to terrorism than stricter gun control

There has been a sharp rise in concern over terrorism, with few Americans believing that the government can stop lone-wolf attacks (22-77 percent) and not many more can stop a large scale attack (43-56 percent).  A new Gallup poll shows that terrorism has become the number one issue on voters’ minds (16% rank terrorism as the number one issue, 13% say government, and 9% say the economy).…

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16 Oct , 2015

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Hillary Clinton Lauding Australia and UK gun control laws

Here is a transcript of Hillary Clinton’s comments on October 16, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire.

VOTER: Back to handguns. Recently, Australia managed to get away, or take away tens of thousands, millions of handguns. In one year, they were all gone. Can we do that? If we can’t, why can’t we?

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13 May , 2015

CPRC on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsman TV to discuss Hillary Clinton’s Criminal Justice Proposals

The discussion focuses on John Lott’s recent piece in the New York Daily News and Bloomberg’s groups continued unwillingness to debate.

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7 May , 2015

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CPRC in the New York Daily News: “Hillary Clinton’s dishonest crime dodge”

John Lott’s newest piece at the New York Daily News starts this way:

It is easy to forget that, in 1991, the U.S. murder rate was well over twice what it is today. In a speech last week at Columbia University, Hillary Clinton demonstrated she doesn’t understand that ending what she called the “era of Mass Incarceration” will endanger lives.