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.
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.…
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)
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.