Concealed Handgun Permits, Gun Free Zones, Media Coverage

Fox News: Behind Nikki Goeser’s ongoing harassment from her husband’s jailed killer

20 Jan , 2021  

The power of prisoner rights groups is on full display right now in an ongoing battle with the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC). Our Nikki Goeser is fighting with TDOC to get them to remove the good time early release credits granted to the man who murdered her husband as he has continued to stalk and threaten her from prison.…

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Media Coverage, Stand Your Ground

Ohio governor reverses veto threat, relies on CPRC research in decision to sign state’s new Stand Your Ground Law

11 Jan , 2021  

Many were surprised that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the state’s new Stand Your Ground Law. In December, headlines in Ohio indicated: “DeWine Hints He Will Veto ‘Stand Your Ground’ Bill.” The decision made Ohio the 34th state to have such a provision. Recently it has come to light that the CPRC played a role in the governor’s decision.…

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Media Coverage

On OAN’s The Ledger Report: Professor Luis Locay discusses CPRC founder Dr. John Lott’s research on election fraud during the 2020 Presidential Election

1 Jan , 2021   Video

Our earlier research in August showed how the vast majority European and developed countries ban absentee ballots for citizens living in their country. While Dr. Lott is no longer with the CPRC, he has released new research while he is at the US Department of Justice that builds on that earlier work and provides empirical evidence of the extent of vote fraud in the 2020 presidential election.…

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Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Newsweek, Washington Times, Politico, Breitbart, and many others

20 Dec , 2020  

John Lott of The Wall Street Journal, who mentions the study in his 2013 piece on crime, alludes to a 5.7 per 100,000 murder rate prior to the ban expiring — in conjunction with the fact that the murder rate fell to 4.7 per 100,000, in 2011.

Gabe Kaminsky, “Biden’s nonsensical position on banning assault weapons,” Washington Times, December 8, 2020.

Featured, Media Bias

CPRC in the News: Daily Caller, American Military News, All Outdoor News, and more

23 Nov , 2020  

There is good reason to believe that a similar situation takes place when pollsters ask Americans about gun ownership. Economist John Lott contends that many Americans refuse to answer or do not answer truthfully when asked about whether they own a firearm. In a piece for Fox News, Lott noted “current events influence people’s willingness to acknowledge gun ownership.

Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the news: Daily Wire, Forbes, Post Millennial, World Tribune, and other places

11 Nov , 2020  

John Lott tweeted out the State Senator’s issued statement: “The changing guidance she has delivered to counties not only directly contradicts the Election Code language she is sworn to uphold, but also conflicts her own litigation statements and decisions of both the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court.”

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Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Newsweek, Forbes, Daily Wire, Daily Caller, and much more

26 Oct , 2020  

A shortage of ammunition in the U.S. is set to continue following record firearms sales this year. Reasons suggested for the high arms sales figures include uncertainty amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming presidential election and civil unrest seen in recent months across the country.

“During President [Donald] Trump’s administration, the number of concealed handgun permits has soared to over 19.48 million–a 34 percent increase over 2016,” a Crime Prevention Research Center report released earlier this month said.

Concealed Handgun Permit Report

Fox News and the the Washington Examiner on our new report on the continued growth in concealed handgun permits

5 Oct , 2020  

Fox News has a news story on our newest annual report on the number of concealed handgun permits.

A new report reveals that despite some states getting tougher on gun control, the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed firearms has spiked in recent years.

According to data from the Crime Prevention Research Center, there are nearly 19.5 million people in the U.S. with

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Featured, Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: The Wall Street Journal, Detroit News, Star Tribune, Daily Caller

15 Aug , 2020  

John Lott writes in a Newsweek op-ed:

Thirty-seven states have changed their mail-in voting procedures this year in response to the coronavirus. They have followed the lead of Democrats and the media, who claim that concerns about voter fraud and vote buying are figments of the Republican imagination… Liberals and progressives often try to model the U.S.

Media Coverage

Fox News report on our research: Strict mail-in voting rules maintained by foreign nations, new report finds

4 Aug , 2020  

Fox News has a news story on our new research.

A new report highlights the restrictive laws most European countries and other developed areas throughout the world have in regards to mail-in voting, contrasting highly permissive U.S. regulations, as the debate over the security of the practice ramps up ahead of the presidential election.

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