6 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: What motivates terrorist attacks in the United States

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about what motivates these killers. He discussed how the vast majority aren’t motivated by political views, but by the desire to get attention as they commit suicide.…

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6 Aug , 2019

On the Kevin McCullough National Radio Show to discuss the mass public shootings in El Paso and Dayton

Dr. John Lott talked to Kevin McCullough on his national radio show about what motivates these mass public shooters and gun-free zones.

(Monday, August 4, 2019)

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5 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: Discussing the El Paso and Dayton mass public shootings: What can be done to stop these attacks

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about the importance of having someone quickly available on the scene with a gun to stop an attack. He also talked about the high rate of mass public shootings in parts of Europe, and finally how hard it is to stop these mass public shooters from getting weapons.…

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5 Aug , 2019

National Review discusses Twitter locking John Lott’s account

John Fund at National Review discusses Twitter locking Dr. John Lott’s account:

Last March, John Lott, head of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the book More Guns, Less Crime, sent out this tweet trying to debunk claims that the Christchurch shooter was a right-winger.

New Zealand killer’s manifesto says that he did attack to get more gun control/gun bans in New Zealand and the US, Killer was a socialist, environmentalist who hated capitalists and trade.

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5 Aug , 2019

The UK LBC Talk Radio: Explosive Row With Gun Advocate Over Argument To Increase Firearm Ownership

Dr. John Lott talked to UK LBC Radio’s Maajid Nawaz about guns in the United States. Dr. Lott talked to Nawaz for over 20 minutes, but LBC is only selectively providing six minutes of the interview. From LBC’s description of the interview:

But when Maajid asked whether it would make it “exceedingly difficult” for emergency services to distinguish between a rampaging shooter and those trying to defend themselves, the advocate agreed.

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4 Aug , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: Talking about the Gilroy shooting and Democrat’s comments after the attack

Dr. John Lott talks to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the Gilroy shooting and Democrat’s comments after the attack.

(Tuesday, July 30, 2019, from 6:35 to 6:46 AM)

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1 Aug , 2019

On the Jim Bohannon Show to discuss the Gilroy Garlic Festival attack and the continuing gun control debate

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon on his national radio show about the mass public shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California and the continuing gun control debate. They also talked about the Democrat presidential candidates debating gun control on CNN in Detroit. After the first 15 minutes, Lott took calls from listeners on a range of gun control topics.…

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31 Jul , 2019

On the Vicki McKenna Show to discuss the Gilroy shooting in California occurring at another gun-free zone

Dr. John Lott was on the Vicki McKenna Show that covers most of Wisconsin (WISN, WIBA, WMEQ) to discuss the Gilroy shooting in Santa Clara County, California occurring at another gun-free zone.

(The Vicki McKenna Show, Monday, July 29, 2019, 4:35 to 4:50 PM)

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30 Jul , 2019

On One America News: GOP aims for school safety by ending gun free school zones

Dr. John Lott is interviewed by One America News about our research on mass public shootings occurring in gun-free zones and school shootings. Congressman Thomas Massie is also quoted as using statistics from our report on school shootings.

(One America News, July 30, 2019)

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29 Jul , 2019

On Sputnik News in the UK: Gilroy California Garlic Festival Shooting and Gun-Control Laws

Nikki Goeser of the Crime Prevention Research Center discusses gun-control and the Gilroy California Festival Shooting with the UK’s Sputnik News. Nikki explains the dangers of gun-free zones and other gun-control laws that prevent
law-abiding citizens from being able to defend themselves. Santa Clara County where the attack occurred issues virtually no concealed handgun permits and left general citizens completely defenseless.…

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