On The Lars Larson Show: Nikki Goeser discusses the consequences of red flag laws and other gun-control

15 May , 2021  

Nikki Goeser, the CPRC’s Executive Director, appeared on the Lars Larson to talk about how Red Flag laws can make people afraid to talk to others. Nikki also went into the fact that there are already better alternatives to deal with people who are a real danger to themselves or others.…

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Nikki Goeser’s testimony on Gun Control and Red Flag Laws before the US Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution

30 Apr , 2021   Video

Nikki Goeser is Executive Director of the Crime Prevention Research Center and a victim/survivor of a violent crime. Nikki testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution about her concerns with red flag laws and how gun-control laws can have unintended consequences that can impact good people. Nikki explains how victims of violent crime could end up flagged and unable to protect themselves, compounding their fears and what is already a very difficult situation for them.…



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Publishes Bogus Science from RAND on gun control

23 Jun , 2020  

In a paper titled, “Changes in firearm mortality following the implementation of state laws regulating firearm access and use,” RAND Corporation staffers have published a paper examining child access prevention (CAP), right-to-carry (RTC), and stand your ground (SYG) laws. The paper shows that the people at RAND are continuing doing very biased and poorly done research on gun control.…

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At Virginia’s Proposed Red Flag Law is Not the Best Way to Handle Mental Health Problems

27 Jan , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at about Virginia’s proposed Red Flag Law. The piece starts this way:

Everyone wants to stop dangerous people from getting guns. To some the obvious solution is Red Flag laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.



New piece at Broad & Liberty: We don’t need Red Flag laws – we have the tools in place to help the mentally ill and protect people’s rights

10 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott has a piece at Broad & Liberty, a new opinion outlet in Philadelphia.

Everyone wants to stop dangerous people from getting guns. The hot new policy option before this committee is Red Flag laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. But there is a much more effective alternative already in place.



On the Blaze TV’s America with Eric Bolling: Warning of the biggest policy errors Congress could make with new gun control efforts

26 Aug , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott talked to Eric Bolling on the Blaze TV about a range of gun control from universal background checks to Red Flag laws to gun-free zones.

(The Blaze TV, August 22, 2019)

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A deeper discussion about Red Flag Laws

19 May , 2019   Video

With 15 states having Red Flag Laws (also known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders), Dr. John Lott joined Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Colorado Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams, who has promised not to enforce Colorado’s new Red Flag Law, to discuss the problems with these laws. Lott discussed the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new research on Red Flag Laws.…


CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on The Michigan Talk Network: Red Flag Laws

13 Apr , 2019  

Nikki Goeser talks with host Steve Gruber about Red Flag Laws. Nikki Goeser is a survivor of a violent crime in a Gun-Free Zone, where her husband was murdered in front of her by her stalker. Even after going through something as horrific as this, Nikki understands the importance of due process and how Red Flag Laws can violate that due process.…

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