23 Jul , 2018

Talks at the 2018 High School Leadership Summit in Washington DC on Tuesday, July 24th and Wednesday, July 25th

Update: A description of one of Dr. Lott’s talks is available here.

Original: Dr. John Lott will be talking from 8:00 to 8:30 AM to the High School Leadership Summit at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University. He will also be providing a brief discussion on what can be done to stop school shootings on Tuesday.  …

19 Jul , 2018

Talk on gun control in Fort Worth, Texas this Thursday evening

Dr. John Lott will be giving a talk on gun control this Thursday, July 19th in Fort Worth. The link to obtain tickets is available here.

7 Jul , 2018

Testimony on Monday to Arkansas Legislature, talks in Little Rock and Memphis will also be given on Monday and Tuesday

Dr. John Lott will be testifying on Monday to the Arkansas state Legislature Joint Performance Review Committee.  The hearing will focus on the preliminary report released this past Tuesday by the Governor’s School Safety Commission. The meeting will be held in Monday, July 9th at 1:00 p.m. in Room A, 5th Floor, MAC Building.…

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7 Jun , 2018

Talk on Gun Control Advocate False Claims

Dr. John Lott gave a talk on the lies that gun control advocates make at the American Freedom Alliance in Los Angeles on May 20, 2018.  Many of the graphs and a more discussion is available in our recent post available here and Dr. Lott’s book The War on Guns

 

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7 May , 2018

On the lies by gun control advocates and how opposition to gun control has changed over time

Dr. John Lott’s talk in Dallas on May 6, 2018, at the NRA Annual Convention. He went through a series of lies by gun control advocates after he briefly discussed on the opposition to gun control has changed over the last couple of decades.  Unfortunately, the graphs are not particularly clear in the video, though a related link that covers some of the topics discussed here along with the graphs can be found here.…

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28 Apr , 2018

Talk on May 6th in Dallas, Booth at the NRA Annual Convention

Dr. John Lott will be speaking at the NRA annual meeting on Sunday, May 6 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, rooms D163 & 165.  The title of his talk is: “The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against the False Claims That Will be Made Against Guns During the Election.”  The convention center is located at 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202.…

4 Apr , 2018

Talk: Should colleges be gun-free zones?

Here is a talk that Dr. John Lott gave at the Penn State University Law School on whether colleges should be gun-free zones.
(Thursday, March 1, 2018, from noon to about 1:20 PM)

31 Aug , 2017

Talk on Bloomberg and background checks on private transfers

Dr. John Lott gave a talk on the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new research on Bloomberg’s push for background checks on the private transfer of guns. If you can’t make out the slides in this talk, they are from Lott’s book “The War on Guns” and can be seen there.

(Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at the Carry Guard Expo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

30 Aug , 2017

Talk on the CPRC’s new research on Mass Public Shootings and Gun-free zones


Dr. John Lott gave a talk on the Crime Prevention Research Center’s on Mass Public Shootings and Gun-free zones. Unfortunately, the first few minutes of the beginning of the talk is missing. The first reference is to a quote from former President Obama that if guns stop mass public shootings, the US shouldn’t have any mass shootings.…

29 Aug , 2017

Talk on the CPRC’s new research on the changing face of people who are carrying permitted concealed handguns


Dr. John Lott gave a talk on the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new research on the changing face of people who are carrying permitted concealed handguns.  The slides in the talk are available here or in his book “The War on Guns.”

(Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at the Carry Guard Expo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin)