17 Mar , 2015

CPRC on the Sean Hannity Radio Show to discuss the Obama administration’s claims about racism in Ferguson Police Department

John Lott appeared on the Sean Hannity Radio Show from 5:06 to 5:20 PM on Monday, March 16th, 2015 to discuss the Obama administration’s claims about racism in Ferguson Police Department (audio available here).

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9 Mar , 2015

Trending at NY Post Ferguson Report

CPRC in the New York Post: “Ferguson fake out: Justice Department’s bogus report”

John Lott’s piece in the New York Post starts this way (for those interested in reading the original DOJ report on Ferguson it is available here):

Addressing the nation from Selma, Ala., on Saturday, President Obama said that while racism may be “no longer endemic,” as it was 50 years ago, his Justice Department’s report on Ferguson shows that the “nation’s racial history still casts its long shadow upon us.”

Sorry: The Justice report doesn’t prove disparate treatment, let alone discrimination.

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27 Feb , 2015

CPRC in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Comments on FBI Director James Comey’s recent speech on police and race

John Lott’s newest piece in the starts this way:

FBI Director James Comey’s recent speech on police and race was about as politically incorrect a speech as you will get these days from a high-ranking government official. Comey acknowledges “the existence of unconscious (racial) bias,” but he doesn’t think that racism is responsible for so many blacks being in jail.

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11 Feb , 2015

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Bloomberg’s false racist claims about who commits crime

At 41:10 into this Q&A session in Aspen, Colorado last week, Michael Bloomberg made this claim about who the criminals are

First thing is . . . 95% of your murderers and murder victims fit one MO. You can just take the description xerox it and pass it out to all the cops.


10 Jan , 2015

CPRC on WVON in Chicago for a lively discussion on black’s trust of police officers

Maya Akai had John Lott on WVON, the big black talk radio station in Chicago, to discuss his findings that if you look at the rate that blacks report crimes to police it appears that blacks trust police more than most people believe. It was a very lively program, particularly the call-in part of the program.  …

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6 Jan , 2015

CPRC in Investors’ Business Daily: “Do Blacks Really Feel Especially Distrustful Of Cops?”

CPRC’s piece in Investors’ Business Daily starts this way:

With chants of “NYPD, KKK” and signs saying “Stop Racist Police Terror” up until days before Christmas, protesters in New York made it clear that they don’t trust the police.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s second inaugural address was blunt:

“The truth is the justice system does need review.

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21 Dec , 2014

CPRC on the Sean Hannity Radio Show: Talking about race and police

On Friday, CPRC’s John Lott talked to Buck Sexton, who was substituting for Sean Hannity, about whether the polling of blacks about police really reflects what they really believe.  The interview on Friday, December 19th went from 5:09 to 5:16 PM EDT.

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19 Dec , 2014

CPRC at Fox News: “Expert: Blacks trust police more than whites do”

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

Do blacks trust police more than whites do? Given the anger over events in Ferguson and New York City, the very question seems absurd. But it is not. Behind the polls and demonstrations, there is evidence that blacks trust police at least as much as whites do.

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19 Dec , 2014

CPRC discussing whether blacks really trust the police with Lars Larson and Larry Elder

Here is the audio of John Lott on the Lars Larson Show on Thursday, December 12th, 2014 from 7:35 to 7:40 PM EST.

Here is the audio of John Lott on the Larry Elder Show on Tuesday, December 10th, 2014 from 6:30 to 7:00 PM EST (part 1 and part 2).…

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11 Dec , 2014

PEW survey on support for gun control up through July 2015

UPDATED: New Pew Survey shows that support for gun ownership increasing, mirrors other surveys showing that people believe guns make them safer

The newly released Pew Research Center survey shows that 47 percent of Americans want to “protect the right of Americans to own guns” versus 50 percent who support “control of gun ownership.”  It also supports other polls by Gallup and CNN that show that opposition to more gun control has been increasing over time.…