At Townhall: The Derek Chauvin Trial Was a Travesty, Prosecutors Violated Rules That Protect Us All

22 Apr , 2021  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall on how the Derek Chauvin trial was conducted.

The Derek Chauvin trial was a travesty. Prosecutors were allowed to break all the rules. Whether that was because Judge Peter Cahill is a Democrat in a heavily Democrat area and wanted to convict Chauvin or whether he didn’t want to take the heat for declaring a mistrial, prosecutors realized that they didn’t have to follow the standard rules.



Biden and his administration keep claiming that recent Police actions prove Police are Racist, where is the evidence?

21 Apr , 2021  

After Derek Chauvin’s conviction on Tuesday, Joe Biden claimed:

Today, a jury in Minnesota found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd last May. It was a murder in the full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism .


Summarizing the Dominant Ideas in the Democratic Party on Policing

16 Mar , 2021  

Democrats don’t like police. They don’t view the police as the solution for crime. That is at least if you believe Perry Bacon’s piece at 538 summarizing the current views in the Democratic Party. Interestingly, they don’t include anything on gun control presumably because there is no debate in the party on that.…


Joe Biden’s deputy State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter believes: “The largest threat to US national security are US cops. Not ISIS, not Russian hackers, not any one or anything else.”

2 Feb , 2021  

Joe Biden’s Deputy State Department Spokesperson Jalina Porter has a history of believing that police are a serious threat to the US. In one Facebook post, she wrote: “The largest threat to US national security are [sic] US cops. Not ISIS, not Russian hackers, not any one or anything else.


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The Gun Control Advocates Mantra: “Police violence is gun violence”

24 Jan , 2021  

With the movement to defund police all the rage, gun-control activists now don’t trust police with guns. The Trace, a Bloomberg-funded outlet dedicated to gun-control advocacy, is probably at odds with police in part because officers are so overwhelmingly in favor of gun ownership. Just in the last month, it’s published articles with such headlines as, “An Arkansas Cop Said He’d Shoot at Protestors.…



Policing matters: NYC shootings up 127% in September, murders up 76%

3 Oct , 2020  

Murders this year are 33 percent higher so far than in 2019 — 246 people killed in 2019 to 327 people killed in 2020, according to New York Police Department data released Friday.

Shooting incidents are up 92% so far compared to 2019 — 608 shootings in 2019 versus 1165 so far this year.…



And people wonder why gun sales are skyrocketing: Over 60 Portland 911 calls go unheeded overnight as police respond to riot

16 Aug , 2020   Video

Among the calls that police didn’t respond to included: “Call types ranged from theft, vandalism, suspicious activity, hazards, hit and run, burglary, violation of restraining order, alarms, stolen cars, harassment and many others.”

From Fox News:

More than 60 emergency calls to police went unheeded overnight in Portland as officers were preoccupied with hundreds of demonstrators downtown and were pelted by rocks.


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On the Sean Hannity Radio Show: Talking about the New York Lawsuit against the NRA, Defunding the Police, Who is hurt by gun control

9 Aug , 2020  

Dr. John Lott appeared for a full hour of the Sean Hannity radio show on August 7th, 2020.

John Lott, President, Crime Prevention Research Center and author of a the new book “Gun Control Myths” which was released on 7/4 and Leo Terrell, American civil rights attorney and talk radio host, find him at @TheLeoTerrell on Twitter, and Sgt.

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Detroit Police Chief James Craig Explains how to Stop the Riots

29 Jul , 2020   Video

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talked to Tucker Carlson on Fox News about why Detroit hasn’t had the riots that other cities have seen.

I am just ecstatic over the men and women in the Detroit Police Department. One thing I learned from my time in Los Angeles: We don’t retreat here in Detroit.



Biden Staffer calls Police worse than “Pigs,” follows Biden’s call to replace police with social welfare workers

17 Jul , 2020   Video

Last week in a July 8thinterview with Black Lives Matter advocate Ady Barkan, Joe Biden called for police officers to be replaced with social workers.

After talking about America’s supposed “commitment to white supremacy,” Barkan went on to say: “The leaders of Black Lives Matter believe that we have been trying to reform police departments for many decades and it is not working.…