11 Nov , 2017

On Chicago’s WIND to talk about background checks for gun purchase and their limits and problems

Dr. John Lott talked to Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson on WIND in Chicago about the cost and benefits of background checks for gun purchases.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 7:05 to 7:20 AM)

9 Nov , 2017

On the Vicki McKenna Show to talk about background checks and the Texas Church Shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Vicki McKenna on Wisconsin’s WISN to discuss how background checks work in the aftermath the Texas church shooting.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 4:05 to 4:18 PM)

9 Nov , 2017

Piers Morgan v. John Lott on Good Morning Britain, Piers yells at Lott to “shut up!” “Silence!’

Dr. John Lott with the Crime Prevention Research Center and Alabama Lawyer Eric Guster appeared on Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid the day after the Texas church massacre. As Britain’s Daily Star newspaper headline noted: “Piers Morgan yells at Good Morning Britain guest in heated Texas shooting row.” As usual for Piers’ style, he tried to both ask and answer his questions, monopolizing most of the time.  …

8 Nov , 2017

Debate on Britain’s LBC radio show about the US’s gun control regulations

Dr. John Lott debated Guardian US columnist Richard Wolffe on Ian Collin’s LBC show.  The discussion covered topics from whether people on the terror watch list should be able to own guns to the different laws between whether one can get a concealed handgun permit or own a gun.  Regarding Wolffe’s claim that Lott was wrong that about Stephen Willeford saving the lives of the church members.  …

8 Nov , 2017

On DC’s big WMAL to discuss the immediate call for more gun control immediately after the Texas Church Shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Mary Walter and Vince Coglianese on WMAL the morning after the Texas church shooting.

(Monday, November 6, 2017, from 6:35 to 6:41 AM)

7 Nov , 2017

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld cites Dr. John Lott when he talks about the high false positive rate for gun background checks

Greg Gutfeld cites Dr. John Lott when he talks about the high false positive rate for gun background checks.  Gutfeld also discusses other possible solutions to stop these terror attacks.

(Fox News’ The Five on Monday, November 6, 2017)

7 Nov , 2017

On the Blaze Radio Network with Pat Grey: “Gun Expert John Lott Lays out the Facts”

“In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Pat turns to gun crime expert John Lott to shed additional light on the truth about gun violence.”

(Monday, November 6, 2017, from 11:05 to 11:17 AM)

4 Nov , 2017

On the Michael Dukes Show to discuss whether cities with the toughest gun laws have the highest murder rates

Dr. John Lott talked to Michael Dukes about whether those opposing gun control should cite Chicago as evidence that gun control doesn’t work.  They also talked about other issues such as the push for universal background checks and the claim that owning a gun in the home is more likely to result in the death of you or a loved than to kill a criminal.…

1 Nov , 2017

On the Steve Gruber Show to discuss how CPL holders are far better drivers

Dr. John Lott was on the the Steve Gruber Show to discuss how CPL holders are far better drivers.  Lott also talked about his testimony before the President’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, The media coverage has been critical and distorted what Dr. Lott actually said during his testimony before President’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.…

30 Oct , 2017

On the Steve Gruber Show to discuss Ken Stern’s new book and NFL players kneeling based on false claims

Dr. John Lott debated Steve Gruber about Ken Stern’s new book and about the false claims regarding police that seem to be motivating the kneeling during the National Anthem at NFL games.  Our piece at Fox News on the NFL is available here.  The Fox News segment with Ken Stern that Steve Gruber was referring to is available here.…