9 May , 2019

Colorado Highland Ranch School Students Angry that Vigil for dead and wounded classmates used to push gun control

Gun control groups and politicians used the vigil for the Colorado Highland Ranch School students to push for gun control. Colorado STEM students walked out en masse from the vigil in protest of this politicization and for not being allowed to speak on behalf of their friends who had been victims.…

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20 Oct , 2017

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) urges Democrats to hide views on gun control because of 2018 elections

The Hill newspaper and Political have articles about how Democrats want to avoid discussing their views on gun control until after the 2018 mid-term elections.  From The Hill:

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) is urging his colleagues to stay away from gun control in the budget debate despite pressure from activist groups that argue the party needs to take a stand given the string of mass shootings across the country.

17 Jul , 2017

At The Hill: Media shows its true colors on guns at women’s march

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at The Hill newspaper on how the media covered this past weekend’s Women’s March.  Here is the beginning of the piece:

Gun control advocates keep claiming that guns are only used to kill people and that people should just rely on the police to protect them.

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26 May , 2017

In The Hill newspaper: “Guns on campus is progressive academia’s straw man”

Dr. John Lott has another new piece in The Hill newspaper on academics concerns about guns on college campuses. The piece starts this way:

Gun control advocates frequently advise against people using guns for self-defense. But Michael Bloomberg and various anti-gun politicians often use armed guards as protection.

Talk is cheap.

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17 Sep , 2016

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CPRC on the Canadian Broadcasting Company News Network: Explaining the hypocrisy of politicians who want armed body guards but who want laws that disarm the citizens most likely to be victims of violent crime

On Saturday, Canadians saw a different view on guns from what they are normally given.  For about 8 minutes, Dr. John Lott was interviewed by Carole MacNeil about Donald Trump’s comments regarding Hillary Clinton understanding the benefit of armed bodyguards for herself but not for general citizens.  He also talked about some of his research in his new book, The War on Guns.  …

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