Dr. John Lott joined Brian Lilley on Ottawa’s giant 50,000-watt CFRA radio station to discuss the push to ban handguns in Canada. Lott pointed out how every single time all guns or all handguns have been banned there has been an increase in murder/homicide. There were 795,854 registered restricted firearms in Canada in 2015, though not all of those are handguns.…
Dr. John Lott was on the 50,000-watt WLW to talk whether the media’s constant emphasis on possible future violence against themselves will encourage attacks against them. The interview started off talking about how the media and politicians unfairly single out football’s concussion risk relative to soccer.
(Friday, August 10, 2018, from 9:06 to 9:22 AM)
Dr. John Lott joined Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson on Chicago’s WIND to talk about Chicago’s continuing crime problem. After murder clearance rates had declined from 67% in 1991 to 20% in 2016, they continued to decline to just 17.5% in 2017. It isn’t very difficult to explain why murder is going up with the continual drop in arrest rates.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Michigan Talk Network about New York State threatening financial institution and insurance companies with ruin if they work with NRA.
(Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)
St. Petersburg, FL’s Channel 9 interviews Dr. John Roman, Dr. John Lott, and Justin Murphy. As usual, the media identifies Lott as pro-gun and doesn’t have similar anti-self-defense labels for the other two people.
The surveillance video from the store shows that on July 19th Markeis McGlockton, 28 violently pushed 48-year-old Michael Drejka to the ground about 4 seconds before Drejka shoots McGlockton.…
Dr. John Lott was on the Larry Elder Show to discuss the media’s biases on 3D printers. Specifically, Lott challenges gun control advocates to a bet regarding their claims that 3D printers will increase gun crime. More on Lott’s challenge for the bet see here. Lott’s Fox News piece on this topic is available here.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Dana Loesch on her program Relentless about media claims regarding 3D printed guns. What impact will 3D printers have on crime rates? What are the First Amendment implications? Dr. Lott’s piece on these questions on Fox News is available here.
(August 1, 2018)
Dr. John Lott joined Vicki McKenna on the 50,000-watt WISN to discuss his piece at Fox News on 3D printed guns.
(Wednesday, August 1, 2018, from 4:35 to 4:51 PM)
Dr. John Lott was on the Michigan Talk Network, talking on the 40+ radio stations, to discuss Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
(Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)
Dr. John Lott appeared on Dana’ Loesch’s Relentless discuss the Crime Prevention Research Center’s collection of media bias in network entertainment TV.
July 19, 2018