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At The Daily Torch: Young widow describes life as a victim of gun control laws

4 Dec , 2020  

CPRC Executive Director Nikki Goeser is featured in this article from the Daily Torch.

December 3, 2020

Nikki and Ben had been married for one year, four months, and two days when he was shot in front of her. Now, she is a fierce gun rights advocate with an important message.

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Op-ed in The Western Journal: Andrew Pollack: You’re Literally Better Informed in America if You Don’t Pay Attention to the News Media

24 Nov , 2020  

No matter the outcome of President Trump’s legal efforts to expose voter fraud, we should all take a step back and reflect on how remarkable it is that more than 73 million Americans voted for him.

After all, for the past four years the media has told us – constantly – that President Trump is a rapist who colluded with Russia and who thinks that our veterans are “losers” and “suckers.”


At American Greatness: Maybe Joe Biden Won Fair and Square, Or Maybe He Didn’t

18 Nov , 2020  

Andrew Pollack, the new president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, has a new op-ed up at

Maybe Joe Biden won the presidency fair and square. Maybe he won it through massive voter fraud. It would be really nice to know either way before January 20, 2021.

Only a Democratic hack, an idiot, or a journalist (but I repeat myself) could look at everything that’s happened and declare that there is “no evidence of widespread voter fraud.”


At Townhall: A Dark Moment for Democracy Affirms the Need for the Second Amendment

7 Nov , 2020  

Andrew Pollack, the new president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, has a new op-ed up at

Businesses in major American cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. erected plywood barricades for fear of election day violence. To observers in other countries, the picture of boarded up businesses looked like they came from the third world.


In the Missoulian and the Montana Standard: LR130 Would Prevent Patchwork of Gun Laws

23 Oct , 2020  

This is a piece that Dr. John Lott wrote and submitted to the Missoulian a few weeks before he left the CPRC. It also appeared in the Montana Standard (Butte, Montana) on the same day.

Imagine driving your car along and the rules of the road keep changing from one city or county to another.



At Newsweek: Biden is trying to Bribe Voters with Student Loan Forgiveness

12 Oct , 2020  

Here is an opinion piece on Joe Biden trying to bribe voters.

We put five children through college (one is still attending). We saved up. We never took out any loans, as we didn’t want our kids burdened with debt. Our kids went to William & Mary, Mary Washington, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Pennsylvania.


In the Missoulian: A fighting chance to stop school shootings

7 Oct , 2020  

The CPRC’s Nikki Goeser has a piece in the Missoulian newspaper.

I started high school back in 1991, before “active shooter” drills for students and teachers existed. Never did I imagine that we as a society would have to deal with such evil in the world and our schools would be left completely defenseless to stop that evil.

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In the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Beware a filibuster-free Senate, The changes they would bring could produce a very different country than the one we see today

7 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and CPRC Board Member Joe Olson have an new op-ed piece in the Minneapolis Star Tribune that discusses what is at

For months, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Senate Democrats have talked about eliminating the filibuster. With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, some Senators have said they must get rid of the filibuster so that they can pack the Supreme Court.


At the Wall Street Journal: Democrats Are Coming for Your Guns: Holding gun makers liable for gun crimes hurts the vulnerable

6 Oct , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Wall Street Journal.

When President Trump introduced Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, he warned: “The coming years will decide the survival of our Second Amendment.” He’s right. 

Joe Biden’s campaign website contains a long list of gun-control proposals: national gun licensing; red-flag laws, which let judges seize guns without a hearing or mental-health evaluation; and bans on semiautomatic guns that look like military weapons.



Our article on how this election will determine whether people can privately own guns makes the cover of Newsweek

1 Oct , 2020  

We have previously posted our article titled: Americans’ Very Right To Keep And Bear Arms Is On The Ballot This Election. Newsweek now has the article in print. You can see the title just above the Newsweek headline.