14 Dec , 2018

Stossel TV on “The Myth of U.S. Mass Shooters”

From Stossel TV:

Dozens of news outlets reported that America has the most mass shooters in the world. Many say that shows America needs more gun control.
CNN claimed that “the U.S. has the most mass shootings”. The WSJ reported that “U.S. leads the world in mass shootings.” Nearly every major media outlet, and Former President Obama, said the same.

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22 Nov , 2018

New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly

Executive Summary

The U.S. is well below the world average in terms of the number of mass public shootings, and the global increase over time has been much bigger than for the United States.

Over the 18 years from 1998 to 2015, our list contains 2,354 attacks and at least 4,880 shooters outside the United States and 53 attacks and 57 shooters within our country.

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10 Sep , 2018

On the Michael Smerconish Show to discuss our new research on Mass Public Shootings around the world

Dr. John Lott was on the Michael Smerconish Show on SiriusXM radio to discuss our new research on mass public shooting rates in countries around the world. This segment was originally supposed to go for “10-12 min – tops 14,” but clearly Dr. Lott remained on the show much longer than that and there were no commercial breaks.…

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5 Sep , 2018

Adam Lankford refuses to respond to questions about his research on mass public shootings, refuses offer to debate

When will all those gun control advocates and reporters who rely on criminologist Adam Lankford’s research begin asking him to answer questions about his research?

Despite getting massive international news coverage and then President Obama frequently basing his claim that the United States is unique in terms of mass public shootings on Lankford’s research, Lankford has refused to provide even the most basic evidence on his research.…

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