Crime Prevention Research Center will be at Freedomfest in Las Vegas in July

16 Jul , 2019  

More information on Freedomfest is available here.


















Common Gun Control Myths

26 May , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott gave this talk on “gun control myths” in Indianapolis on April 27, 2019. More information can be obtained here.

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Join the CPRC in Indianapolis

26 Apr , 2019  

If you are going to the NRA Convention that will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, please stop by our booth. We will be in booth 3250.

Dr. John Lott will also be giving four talks.

Concealed Carry Facts

Friday, April 26th, 12:30 pm -1:30 pm, Room 231

Saturday, April 27th, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Room 231

Gun Control Lies

Saturday, April 27th, 2:30 pm-3:30 pm, Room 231

Sunday, April 28th, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Room 231

This map of the convention floor is available here.…


Talk to US Senate Staff about Red Flag Laws

27 Mar , 2019  

Dr. John Lott talked to Senate staffers on Monday, March 25, 2019, the day before the Senate Judiciary Committee held its hearing on the Red Flag bills. Lott explained how these new laws are like a bad version of the Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report.


Talk at La Ciudad de las Ideas 2018 in Mexico: Explaining More Guns, Less Crime

22 Jan , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott gave the second talk at the La Ciudad de las Ideas 2018 in Puebla, Mexico. The country has a murder rate that is 5 times the US rate and extremely strict gun control laws. But the audience was very open to Dr. Lott’s points. Here is a discussion of some of the graphs.…


Talks on Wednesday at the University of Michigan and Cooley Law Schools

13 Jan , 2019  

Dr. John Lott will be giving talks on gun control on Wednesday, January 16th.
— University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor at 11:50 AM in Hutchins 218
— Cooley Law School in Lansing at 4:00 PM


A talk on some of the false claims made by gun control advocates

18 Oct , 2018   Video

Dr. John Lott gave a talk at the Heartland Institute about false claims by gun control advocates on October 10, 2018. Some of our previous posts on these points can be found here and here.


Talk in NYC this coming Monday on Mass Public Shootings across countries

15 Oct , 2018  

Dr. John Lott will be giving a talk in NYC at The Monday Meeting this coming Monday at 6:00 PM. The talk will be on the CPRC’s new research on mass public shootings across countries. Ann Coulter will also be talking. Requests to attend need to be sent here: rsvp@themondaymeeting.com.


Two Talks this coming weeks: Heartland Institute in Chicago and Gainesville Institute in Florida

10 Oct , 2018  

Dr. John Lott will be giving two talks this coming week.

“AN EVENING DISCUSSION GUN RIGHTS IN AMERICA IN 2018,” Heartland Institute, OCTOBER 10, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 3939 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004, Tickets available here.

“WHAT  DO THE REAL NUMBERS TELL US ABOUT MASS SHOOTINGS AND CRIME?” Gainesville Institute, Santa Fe College, October 12, 2018, 11 AM to noon, at Santa Fe College Health Sciences Building Room 108


Talk on Wednesday at the Spokane College Women’s Association on “Gun Control Lies”

25 Sep , 2018  

Dr. John Lott will be in Spokane, Washington on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, to speak to the Spokane College Women’s Association on the topic of “Gun Control Lies” (details on how to sign up are available here). The luncheon is at noon at the Red Lion River Inn on 700 N.