30 Aug , 2018

The Washington Examiner on “US accounts for just 1% of mass shootings, not media-hyped 31%”

Paul Bedard at the Washington Examiner has a brief write up on our new research on mass public shootings around the world.

An authoritative fact check of a media-hyped report that 31 percent of the world’s mass shootings have occurred in the United States has found that just 1.43 of the killings happened in America.

29 Aug , 2018

At the Washington Times: Shock study claiming U.S. accounts for nearly one-third of mass shootings ‘botched,’ researcher says

The Washington Times has a news story on our new research on mass public shootings around the world. Interestingly, Adam Lankford was unable/unwilling to give any responses to our research:

“I am not interested in giving any serious thought to John Lott or his claims,” he said in response to an email seeking comment.

25 Aug , 2018

Katie Pavlich cites the Crime Prevention Research Center on Fox News’ The Five

Katie Pavlich mentions research by the Crime Prevention Research Center on Fox News’ The Five. She is talking about the experience in the 21 states that already have schools that have teachers and staff carrying guns.  Our research that she references is available here.
(August 24, 2018)

23 Aug , 2018

Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News discussing our research on crime by Illegal Aliens

On Tucker Carlson Tonight, Peter Kirsanow mentions the CPRC’s research on crime by illegal aliens in Arizona.

(Thursday, August 23, 2018, 8:23 PM)

20 Aug , 2018

The Washington Times discusses our work on gun-free zones

Here is a Washington Times article on our research regarding gun-free zones. The Times’ article starts this way, and some of our comments are shown below this extended quote.

Children are heading back to school with the debate over gun safety still raging six months after the Parkland massacre — and no issue is more heated than whether gun-free zones make students safer or more endangered.

19 Aug , 2018

At Fox News, Daily Caller, and others: New study finds growing demand for concealed handgun permits

Fox News has an article on our new research on concealed handgun permits.

The number of permits to carry concealed weapons in the U.S. has jumped to more than 17.25 million this year, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center.

That’s an increase of 890,000 since last year, according to the gun advocacy research group, which has found that the growth in permits has been continuous over the years.

12 Aug , 2018

CPRC in the News: Breitbart, Washington Post, Daily Signal, Powerline, World Net Daily, and many others

Odessa American, August 11, 2018; The Spectrum (St. George, Utah), August 5, 2018; Sun Journal (New Bern, North Carolina), August 4, 2018; The Dispatch (Columbus and Starkville, Mississippi), August 2, 2018; Salem News (Salem, Ohio), August 11, 2018; Standard-Examiner (Ogden, Utah), August 3, 2018

Economist John Lott wrote in 2014, “Black male teenagers were nine times more likely to commit murders than similarly aged white males.” And almost always the murderer of a young black male is another young black male.

9 Aug , 2018

The Associated Press cites our research on number of states that allow teachers and school staff to carry guns

The CPRC has compiled a list of states that allow teachers or staff to carry guns at school. After the Parkland school shooting in February, Florida passed a law mandating that all schools in the state hire police to guard their schools. Thirteen of the school districts in Florida are arming volunteer administrators, custodians, and other non-classroom staff members.…

8 Aug , 2018

Laura Ingraham cites on Dr. John Lott’s research on Crime by Illegal Aliens during her show on Fox News

Laura Ingraham cites on Dr. John Lott’s research on Crime by Illegal Aliens during her show on Fox News. A copy of the research is available here.

(Tuesday, August 7, 2018)

14 Jul , 2018

Testimony before the Arkansas Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee

On Monday, July 9th, Dr. John Lott was the lead witness before the Arkansas Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee. A copy of Lott’s PowerPoint is available here.

From CBS Channel 11 in Little Rock.

But the uniform praise for SRO’s came to a halt later at the Capitol when Dr.

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