The Missoulian: Bullock ads claim support for the Second Amendment

24 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has another piece up at the Missoulian newspaper about the Senate election in Montana. The print version of the article won’t appear for a couple of weeks, but this version is on line at the paper’s website.

For the last couple of weeks, Steve Bullock has bombarded the airwaves with ads claiming that he supports gun ownership.



At Townhall: How Biden Just Blew Up the Claim That He’s an Honest, Decent Guy

21 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.

A constant theme of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night was that Joe Biden is a decent and honest person. Someone who wants to heal the divisions in the country and bring people together. 

Well, in his acceptance speech at the convention, Biden completely blew up that narrative.


At the Washington Times: Dangers of in-person voting greatly exaggerated by Democrats

21 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at the Washington Times on the Democrats claims about the dangers of in-person voting.

“There’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote, in person or otherwise,” claimed Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “If you go and wear a mask, if you observe the physical distancing and don’t have a crowded situation, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to do that.”


At Real Clear Politics: Ending Filibuster, as Dems Vow, Would Push U.S. Far Left

20 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Real Clear Politics.

Those who dislike Donald Trump may think it’s OK to let the Democrats run things for four years. Never Trumpers might be fearful of the leftward lurch of the Democratic Party but believe they could always fix things four years later — that these are just the same scare tactics we hear every four years. 


At the Missoulian: This election will determine future of private gun ownership in US

13 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a piece in today’s. UPDATE: It also appeared in Butte, Montana’s Montana Standard on Friday, August 14, 2020.

This past week, President Trump claimed the election will determine the future of private gun ownership in the United States.

He’s right. And Montana voters’ choice for the U.S.



At the Baltimore Sun: Guns protect people from criminals when the police can’t

12 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and University of Maryland Professor James Purtilo have an op-ed on crime and gun control regulations in Maryland. The piece has some interesting numbers on what has happened in Maryland after they passed their gun control regulations in 2013.

For years, gun-control advocates told us that it is the job of police to protect them.

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At Fox News: Chicago’s crime problem — this is real reason behind it that city’s Dem mayor will never admit

11 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way.

“Let’s be clear: We are coming to get you,” Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned on Monday morning, after riots that night had caused more than $60 million in damage to Chicago’s upscale Magnificent Mile and left 13 police officer injured.


At Newsweek: New York Abuses the Legal System to Target The NRA

7 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed piece at Newsweek.

Gun rights have never been more at stake than in this November’s election, and Democrat politicians are now attempting to remove the NRA from the debate. At the very least, they want to run up the NRA’s legal bills so that it won’t have funds left over for political campaigns.

op-ed, Vote Fraud

Newsweek: Voting Fraud with Mail-in Ballots Is a Real Concern. Just Look Around the World

4 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a piece at Newsweek on the concerns over vote fraud with mail-in ballots.

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.



At National Review: Limiting Gun Rights While Defunding Police Is a Recipe for Disaster

4 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at National Review.

For years, gun-control advocates told people that it is the job of police to protect them. But now, the same people who want to ban gun ownership also want to defund and disarm the police, replacing them with social workers who won’t do anything to stop violent crime.