26 Jul , 2017

Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: The Daily Caller, Breitbart, and many others


LaGrange Daily News (LaGrange, Kentucky), July 5, 2017; Newnan Times-Herald (Georgia), July 5, 2017

A 2014 study by the Crime Prevention Research Center showed that 92 percent of mass shootings in public places between 2009 and 2014 were in GFZ’s.

Daily Caller, July 6, 2017

The actual data, which includes seminal research by RTC advocate John Lott, and Donohue’s own graphs continue to show precisely the opposite: more guns, less crime.

25 Jul , 2017

At Fox News: “Appeals court blocks DC’s concealed-carry law on Second Amendment grounds”

Fox News has an article on the DC federal Circuit Court’s decision to strike down DC’s concealed handgun law (a copy of the decision is available here).  The Fox News article contains this:

. . . The decision deals another legal blow to efforts by city officials to rewrite gun regulations since the Supreme Court declared a Second Amendment right to gun ownership in a 2008 D.C.

24 Jul , 2017

Black women’s changing view of guns: CRPC’s recent study on Concealed Carry discussed by the Associated Press

An Associated Press article on black women’s changing views on guns discussed our new study that we released last week.  The article appeared in hundreds of publications in the US and around the world.  Among other places, the story was picked up was ABC News, New York Daily News, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Austin American-Statesman, Boston Herald, Denver Post, Detroit CBS, Houston Chronicle, Japan Times, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, The UK Daily Mail, WBT, Christian Science Monitor, British Columbia Local News.…

23 Jul , 2017

Eric Bolling on Fox News mentions our work on Chicago’s out of control crime rate

This is a very nice discussion by Eric Bolling.  Lars Larson also had a discussion on our work later in the same program.

(Fox News’ “The Specialists,” July 19, 2017)

21 Jul , 2017

More Media Coverage of our Newest Report on Concealed Handgun Permits

The Blaze, July 20, 2017

Since July 2016, handgun permits surged to 1.83 million from 1.73 million, and continues to rise, mostly thanks to women and black Americans, according to a new report.

Research from the Crime Prevention Research Center reported that over 6 percent of adults now hold a concealed carry permit.

20 Jul , 2017

CPRC’s research at Fox News: Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth

Fox News has an article this morning on our new study regarding concealed handgun permits.  They even put together the above video for our news release.

Concealed handgun permits in the United States soared by 1.83 million since last July, setting a record for the fourth consecutive year, according to an analysis released Thursday.

28 Jun , 2017

CPRC in the News: Bloomberg Businessweek, Detroit Free Press, Washington Examiner, Maine Sun Journal and others

Breitbart.com, June 15, 2017

Congressmen Louie Gohmert (R-TX) noted Dr. John Lott’s work in an interview that he did on SiriusXM radio.

“We cannot allow Washington D.C. to continue to be a place where only the criminals and the police have guns. That needs to change. We need to have law-abiding folks carry guns.

13 Jun , 2017

PoliZette: The New York Times “dishonest” response to President Trump

Dr. John Lott was among the people interviewed by the PoliZette about the latest anti-self-defense editorial by the New York Times.  Their editorial was responding to President Trump’s Tweet: “Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That’s because they used knives and a truck!”  The part of the PoliZette piece quoting Lott read as follows:


2 Jun , 2017

CPRC in the News: Fox News, Fox News Radio, Breitbart, and newspapers around the country


Fox News Insider, May 30, 2017

On “Varney & Co.” today, Dana Loesch said the number of concealed carry permits has risen dramatically in the past year, and women have been leading the charge.

Women like having that equalizer, she said, and to be able to feel like they can go where they want when they want.

22 May , 2017

Fox News covers our research: “Demand soars for concealed carry permits, data shows”

CPRC’s research is covered extensively in a new Fox News story.

The number of concealed carry permits in the United States has topped 15 million over the last year, according to data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center.

That’s the largest one-year increase ever in the number of permits issued, according to the research center.