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.



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.


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

23 Jul , 2018  

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.  …


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

19 Jul , 2018  

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.


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

7 Jul , 2018  

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.…



Talk on Gun Control Advocate False Claims

7 Jun , 2018   Video

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