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Congressman Massie uses CPRC research to argue for an amendment to protect Americans’ Due Process Rights

14 Sep , 2021   Video

$2.5 billion in the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion entitlement package would allow the US Department of Justice to incentivize states adopting Red Flag Laws. Congressman Thomas Massie proposed an amendment to protect people’s Due Process rights, but Democrats said that was unnecessary because no one would threaten those rights. Massie pointed out the very Red Flag legislation that the House Judiciary Committee had taken up earlier this year would have done just that.…

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CPRC in the News: Forbes, Instapundit, BizPac Review, and more

2 Sep , 2021  

“Most developed countries ban absentee ballots unless the citizen is living abroad or require Photo-IDs to obtain those ballots,” noted an August 2020 study by John Lott with the Crime Prevention Center. “Even higher percentages of European Union or other European countries ban absentee for in country voters…France banned absentee voting in 1975 because of massive fraud in Corsica, where postal ballots were stolen or bought and voters cast multiple votes.

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Other Amicus Briefs in the upcoming Supreme Court Case Of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett that Cite the CPRC’s Work

13 Aug , 2021  

There are a couple additional briefs in the upcoming Supreme Court Case Of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett that cite the CPRC’s research (we had already shows one from the states of Arizona and Missouri). All the briefs are available here. Our annual reports on concealed handgun permits is available here.…

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CPRC in the News: Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Politifact, Epoch Times, Real Clear Politics, and much more

5 Aug , 2021  

U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez on June 4 issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of much of California’s ban on purchasing assault rifles. State Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta has appealed the Benitez ruling, saying the state’s “strong common sense gun laws help curb not only mass shootings but gun violence as a whole.”

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CPRC in the News: Washington Examiner, Seeking Alpha, PJ Media, Real Clear Politics, Just the News, and much more

27 Jul , 2021  

Economist and gun rights advocate John Lott wrote the successful and breakthrough book More Guns, Less Crime in 1998, and the anti-gun Left has never forgiven him for it.

Anti-gunners refuse to appear with the author, speaker, numbers cruncher, and president of the Crime Prevention Research Center on TV, radio, or any other medium.

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Congressman Thomas Massie cites CPRC work in House Judiciary Committee Hearing

22 Jul , 2021   Video

In a House Judiciary Committee hearing on discriminatory false positives from Facial Recognition Technology, Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) raises similar concerns with the NICS background check system. Massie directly references Dr. John Lott’s work on this issue.

House Judiciary Committee Massie, July 13 2021

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Amicus Brief from Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett cites Dr. Lott’s work

14 Jul , 2021  

A complete copy of this Amicus brief by the state Attorney Generals for Arizona and Missouri in the Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett is available here. The Supreme Court will hear the case in October, and it addresses whether people applying for a concealed handgun permit have to give a good reason before they get a permit.…

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Victims of some serious crimes in Tennessee can now ask for a lifetime order of protection

3 Jul , 2021   Video

Thanks to a suggestion by Nikki Goeser to state lawmaker William Lamberth, victims of some serious crimes in Tennessee can now ask for a lifetime order of protection. Lamberth and state Senator Mike Bell carried the bill through the state legislature. Prior to this people were limited to orders of protection that lasted on one year and you had to have new evidence to renew it.…

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John Stossel references our research in his newest video: The Right To BEAR Arms

2 Jul , 2021   Video

John Stossel explains why government shouldn’t require you to give a justification to protect yourself. He also explains why more guns mean less crime.

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Mark Levin reads on Air our op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the latest gun control hoax

2 Jul , 2021  

Mark Levin read on his national radio show Dr. John Lott’s oped piece titled: “The School That Wasn’t There: I Drove 950 Miles To Give A Commencement Address. It Was An Elaborate Hoax By A Gun-Control Organization.”

(Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 8:05 to 8:12 PM)

Mark Levin’s national radio show is heard weekly by 10 million people.…

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