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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.”

On Oct.

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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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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Featured, Media Bias, Media Coverage

The Crime Prevention Research Center in Politico: Whose policies are actual the racist ones?

29 Jul , 2020  

The Politico belittles President Trump’s attempts to protect people and federal property against the riots as “Theater.” They describe the discussion as “Now President Donald Trump is indulging the dream more than any national leader in recent history, attempting to turn a major liberal city into an election-year example of his pledge to deliver law and order across the country.”…

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Media Coverage

CPRC in the News: Wall Street Journal, Politico, Washington Times, Toronto Sun, Palm Beach Post, and many more

9 May , 2020  

FIRE AWAY — “California’s Ammo Background Checks Misfire,” by John R. Lott Jr. in the National Review: “Between July 2019 and January 2020, 101,047 non-prohibited Californians were prevented from buying bullets. By contrast, just 188 prohibited people were denied. That means that for every prohibited person whose purchase was rejected, 537 law-abiding citizens were denied.”

Television

Glenn Beck discusses our graph comparing death rates from the Coronavirus

17 Apr , 2020   Video

Glenn Beck on his television show used our graphics showing the per capita death rates from the Coronavirus across countries. A detailed discussion of our work is available here.

(Wednesday, April 15, 2020)

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