14 Jan , 2019

On Fox Nation with Judge Napolitano: Explaining why more guns mean less crime

Dr. John Lott talks with Judge Napolitano about crime reduction when law-abiding citizens own and carry guns for self-defense.

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12 Jan , 2019

On Armed American Radio to discuss the dangers of Gun-free Zones, Universal Background Checks, and other issues

Dr. Lott talks about the dangers of gun-free zones and how places like schools are often-times left vulnerable, where good people are left defenseless. Armed security being used is a deterrent but allowing concealed carry provides an added layer of protection that perpetrators would find difficult to overcome because of the element of surprise and strategic defense capabilities.…

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12 Jan , 2019

On John Gibson’s national radio show to discuss claims that there is no research showing illegal aliens commit crime at high rates

Dr. John Lott appeared on John Gibson’s national radio show to discuss claims that there is no research showing illegal aliens commit crime at high rates. Gibson starts off with audio of CNN’s Chris Cuomo falsely claiming that no studies find illegal aliens commit crime at a higher rate than native-born Americans.…

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9 Jan , 2019

On Fox Nation: Will Universal Background Checks, Red Flag Laws, and Assault Weapon Bans make American’s safer?

Fox Nation’s Deep Dive gets into the current gun control proposals being put forward in Congress and state legislatures. Host James Freeman leads a discussion with Ray Kelly (the longest serving Commissioner in the history of the New York City Police Department), John Lott (President, Crime Prevention Research Center), and Giannon Caldwell (Fox News political analyst).…

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8 Jan , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network: On Universal Background Checks

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network on Universal Background Checks. Lott noted how these laws that the Democrats are pushing disarm the most vulnerable people in our country, particularly the poor.

(Tuesday, January 8, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

7 Jan , 2019

On DC’s WMAL to talk about the Democrat’s big push gun control: Universal Background Checks and Red Flag Laws

Dr. John Lott talked to Mary Walter and Vince Coglianese on DC’s WMAL about all the new gun control proposals that Democrats are pushing.

(Monday, January 7, 2019, from 7:35 to 7:43 AM)

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5 Jan , 2019

On Dana Loesch’s Relentless: A few examples of how data are misused in the gun control debate

Dr. John Lott talked to Dana Loesch about a few of the false claims made in the gun control debate. More information is available here.

(Friday, January 4, 2019: 6 PM)

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3 Jan , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network about what the gun control debate will look like this year

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about new gun control laws across the US and what we can expect this year.

(Tuesday, January 1, 2019, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

30 Dec , 2018

Should people who have been involuntarily committed for mental health reasons face a lifetime gun ban?

Dr. John Lott talked to John Cardillo on NewsMax TV about whether people who have been involuntarily committed for even a period of observation should be banned for life from owning guns.
(Friday, December 28, 2018, 1:53 to 1:55 PM)

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27 Dec , 2018

Podcast for the Heartland Institute: Gun Control 2019: What to Expect from States Next Year

Dr. John Lott talked Heartland’s government relations manager Lindsey Stroud about the gun control debate in 2018 and efforts to watch out for in 2019.

(Wednesday, December 26, 2018)