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Greg Gutfeld & Eric Boiling Use CPRC Research to Discuss the “Media’s uninformed backlash against Vince Vaughn”

2 Jun , 2015  


Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

Here is also a transcript of Gutfeld’s remarks.  One will note that Greg Gutfeld’s points parallel the evidence that we had put together on Vince Vaughn’s comments.  John Lott also has a new op-ed at Fox News on the Vince Vaughn discussion:

Things are definitely changing when it comes to the gun debate in America.

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CPRC at Fox News: “Designer of 3-D-printed gun challenges feds to Constitutional duel”

6 May , 2015  

John Lott was interviewed by Fox News about the Obama administration’s latest attempts to ban computer files that allow 3D printers to print guns.  This isn’t just plastic printers.  The metal 3D printers can produce a gun that is identical in many ways to a gun that you could buy at the store.  …

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News coverage on Bloomberg’s research director’s refusal to debate with John Lott

29 Apr , 2015  



John Lott’s and Everytown’s research director separate presentations on C-SPAN on Saturday highlighted Bloomberg’s groups continued unwillingness to debate. There have been about a dozen instances over the last seven or eight years where producers will call John Lott up to participate in a discussion and then they disinvite him once they realize that Mayors Against Illegal Guns or other Bloomberg representatives.…

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CPRC in Politifact on which states have the most concealed handgun permits

16 Apr , 2015  

From Politifact Florida:

We interviewed John R. Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center which compiles data on gun permits in states. Lott, an academic and Fox News columnist, published the book More Guns, Less Crime through the University of Chicago in 2010.

He said there are four factors that influence the number of gun permits in a state: the amount of fees, hours of required training, how many places people can or can’t carry their firearms and how many years the rules have been in effect.

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CPRC at Fox News on the impact of police seizing people’s guns and not returning them

9 Apr , 2015  

Malia Zimmerman’s piece contained this discussion:

. . . . These tactics are a way for police departments or the government to make it more costly to own guns, said John Lott, an economist, leading expert on guns, and author at the Crime Prevention Research Center. Lott believes the illegal policies most hurt poor gun owners, who not only are less likely to afford to get their property back, but also typically live in neighborhoods where they are more vulnerable to crime.

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CPRC in the Washington Times on the big surge in gun production since 1999

9 Apr , 2015  

A news article in the Washington Times:

. . . The biggest change in production has come under President Obama. From 2001 to 2007, gun production held steady at between 3 million and 4 million units a year. It topped 4 million in 2008 but shot to 5.6 million in 2009, held steady in 2010 and then spiked to 8.6 million guns in 2012 and a record 10.8 million in 2013, according to ATF data.

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CPRC Survey of economists gets front page mention in the Washington Times

9 Apr , 2015  

The Washington Times covered our survey of economists that was conducted by Professor Gary Mauser.    Stephen Dinan’s article that compared our survey to one done at the same time by David Hemenway:

. . . Take Mr. Mauser’s question about self-defense and crimes: While 83 percent of economists believed guns were more likely to be used for self-defense, nearly three-quarters of Mr.

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CPRC at Fox News: “Media misfire? Columbia J-school, Bloomberg unite to teach gun coverage”

31 Mar , 2015  

Perry Chiaramonte’s news article has this discussion of the CPRC and our survey that Gary Mauser oversaw of economists and their views on gun control:

Critics who think the media has an anti-firearm agenda won’t like the lineup behind a high-powered, upcoming seminar aimed at training reporters to cover the issue of gun violence.

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Fox News stories on our research about the FBI fudging mass shooting statistics is at the very top of the website and is the most viewed story

24 Mar , 2015  

The Fox News story is available here.  If you are interested in reading our original report that will be published this week in the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Today, please download it here.  Right now the coverage of our report is at the very top of the Fox News website.…

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CPRC in the Idaho Statesman: Discussing the increase in concealed handgun permits and what it means

23 Mar , 2015  

From an article by Bill Dentzer in the Idaho Statesman:

. . . The move toward “shall-issue” accelerated in the mid-1980s. Florida became a shall-issue state in 1987, and now has 1.3 million concealed carry permit holders – roughly 10 percent of the national number, according to John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center, a pro-gun research group in Washington, D.C.