27 Apr , 2014

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CPRC interviewed in the Sunday Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Michael Bloomberg’s push for gun control

The interview that John Lott had with Eric Heyl at the Pittsburg Tribune-Review starts this way:

John R. Lott Jr. is president of the Crime Prevention Research Center in Washington, D.C. He spoke to the Trib regarding former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pledge to commit $50 million of his personal fortune toward his new gun control organization, Everytown for Gun Safety.


17 Apr , 2014

CPRC at Fox News: “What the press is missing in Bloomberg’s anti-gun push”

The newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Gun control has largely been a top down effort. Michael Bloomberg’s latest announcement that he will spend another $50 million to push gun control – 2.5 times the amount spent by the NRA annually on political activities – is all too typical.

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16 Apr , 2014

Bloomberg’s $50 million push for gun control this year, and why that is only the tip of problem

Bloomberg’s promise to spend $50 million this year on gun control efforts is just the tip of the iceberg. As the NY Times reports it, this is 2.5 times the $20 million that the NRA has been spending a year on political activities.

But that $50 million is really just a portion of the money Bloomberg is spending on the gun issue and it doesn’t even count all the other money that is flowing into the issue.…


13 Apr , 2014

CPRC in Investor’s Business Daily: “Michael Bloomberg, Gun Control And Fabricated Numbers”

John Lott’s newest piece at Investor’s Business Daily starts this way:

No doubt, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg passionately believes in gun control. To his credit, he puts his own money — tens of millions of dollars, and possibly much more — into pushing the issue politically.

But Bloomberg’s push hasn’t been just political advertising, lobbying and media appearances.


21 Mar , 2014

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CPRC on Blaze TV with Dana Loesch to discuss the BATF’s Ares Raid in California and Bloomberg’s “research”

The audio of John Lott’s appearance is available here (March 21, 2014, 5:21 to 5:26 PM). This audio contains the five minutes before John Lott is interviewed as Dana is interviewing the Ares shop owner who was dealing with the BATF.

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16 Mar , 2014

Bloomberg’s Gun Control Groups plan strategy to pressure companies to oppose gun ownership

Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action want to push their “success” with Starbucks to other companies. In September, 2013, Starbucks issued the following policy:

Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms. . . .


10 Mar , 2014

CPRC on the Dennis Miller Show: Discussing Background Checks and Bloomberg Funded Research

The audio of John Lott’s interview with Dennis Miller is available here (March 10, 2014, 12:35 to 1 PM).

Dennis Miller’s kind endorsement of the CPRC at the end of the interview:

We are talking to John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, and if you ever see that name or that organization’s name ascribed to a study I would encourage you to read it because John will follow the data and I think just present you with the facts of it.

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10 Mar , 2014

CPRC at the Conservative Political Action Conference: on the Radio to point out false claims in the gun control debate

Here are segments from the Dana Loesch Show (Friday, March 7th from 2:26 to 2:30 PM), the Lars Larson Show (Friday, March 7th from 5:40 to 5:50 PM), the Jason Lewis Radio Show Part 1 and Part 2 (Friday, March 7th from 7:40 to 8 PM), and the Libertarian Republic (click on the bold text to listen to the audio).…


6 Mar , 2014

CPRC on The Greg Garrison Show on WIBC in Indianapolis to discuss false information about guns in the media

On Wednesday, March 6th John Lott appeared on the Greg Garrison radio show from 9:35 to 10 AM to discuss how Michael Bloomberg pushing false information about guns. The audio is available here.


2 Mar , 2014

CPRC on NRA News

CPRC was on NRA News to discuss Bloomberg’s false claims about how the 1996 budget Amendment on CDC research impact firearms research. The audio of that interview from Friday, February 28th is available here.