Dr. John Lott sat down with Derek Hunter at the Daily Caller Podcast to talk about his own experiences with Buzzfeed spreading fake news. He also discussed why Democrats’ latest gun bill won’t solve any of the nation’s problems with crime.
(Friday, January 25, 2019)
Dr. John Lott talked to Joe Ligotti on Boston’s WROL about the US Supreme Court granting cert to a New York City case about limitations on people’s right to carry guns. Legal gun owners in the city can only transport their guns between their home and a gun range. They can’t even transport a gun between their home in New York City and somewhere upstate.…
Dr. John Lott discusses how BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti impersonated him back in 2003 to support gun control. Peretti sent out hundreds of thousands of emails lobbying against the proposed “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.” This bill ,which was being debated at the time (it ultimately passed in 2005), protected gun makers from abusive lawsuits that were designed solely to put them out of business with overwhelming legal fees.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Eric Bolling about his experience with BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti. Before founding BuzzFeed, Peretti had impersonated Lott and a business competitor named Jeff Goldblatt. Peretti created AskJohnLott.org and sent mass emails from john@AskJohnLott.org to try to convince people to ask their Congressmen and Senators to vote against legislation that would protect gun makers against abusive lawsuits.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network to discuss how Jonah Peretti, now the CEO of BuzzFeed, used Lott’s identity to lobby for gun control.
(Tuesday, January 22, 2019, from 8:35 to 9:00 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Mary Walter and Vince Coglianese on how Jonah Peretti, who would soon afterward found and run Buzzfeed, used Lott’s name and identity to lobby for gun control.
(Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:06 to 8:15 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Dom Giordano on the giant 50,000-watt radio station about evidence showing that illegal immigrants are not as law-abiding as the mainstream media wants us to believe.
(Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 10:35 to 10:45 AM)
Dr. John Lott, President Crime Prevention Research Center, discusses a new gun-control bill (SB501) in Oregon. Should this bill pass, it will ban all magazines over five rounds. Ammunition purchases will be limited to twenty rounds per month. No gun that can hold more than five rounds can be grandfathered. This will essentially ban most handguns.…
Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. spoke with the Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur about how universal background checks disarm poor minorities. The also debated whether more guns mean less crime.
Regarding claims about how crime rates vary across nations see here and how crime rates change after guns are banned see here.…
Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Malzberg on DC’s WMAL about CNN’s claims regarding illegal aliens and crime. Lott and Malzberg also talked about the coming debate over gun control both nationally and in states such as Virginia. He talked about the universal background and Red Flag laws.
(Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 6:05 to 6:16 PM)