25 Aug , 2017

CPRC at the Carry Guard Expo in Milwaukee

For those in the Milwaukee area, the Crime Prevention Research Center is at Carry Guard Expo that is taking place this weekend at the Wisconsin Center.  We are at booth 541.

UPDATE: Talk on the Changing Face of People who are carrying Permitted Concealed Handguns.

Talk on Bloomberg and Background Checks on Private Transfers.…

20 Aug , 2017

Talks and Booth at the Carry Guard Expo 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dr. John Lott will be giving four talks on a variety of topics this coming weekend (August 25th, 26th, and 27th) at the Carry Guard Expo 2017 to be held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203).  Lott will be talking on everything from the changing demographics of concealed handgun permit holders and some of the issues that will be raised in the reciprocity debate, the danger of gun-free zones, and the impact of background checks on the private transfers of guns.  …

23 May , 2017

Talk at ‘Make the Second Amendment Great Again’ Rally in Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Dr. John Lott gave the keynote speech at a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Monday, May 22.  While the talk was only about 9 minutes, he discussed a range of issues from the views of police to gun ownership, how crime rates change after gun bans, and background checks on the private transfer of guns.  …

24 Apr , 2017

Talk in Atlanta at the NRA Annual Meeting on Sunday April 30th

On Sunday, April 30th, 1:30pm-3:00pm, Dr. John Lott will be giving a talk at the Georgia World Congress Center, Andrew Young International Boulevard Northwest, Atlanta.  The talk will be held in Room B311.

The Truth About Guns: From Bloomberg’s Push for Background Checks on the Private Transfer of Guns to the Impact of Gun Ownership on Crime Rates
Michael Bloomberg’s big push has been on background checks on the private transfers of guns.  

7 Apr , 2017

Dr. Lott will be speaking to the US Concealed Carry Association at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Saturday, April 8th

Dr. John Lott will be speaking on “Mass Public Shootings: What Can Be Done To Stop These Attacks?” at the US Concealed Carry Association at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Saturday, April 8th at 2:00 PM.  If you are in Fort Worth, please stop by.

15 Feb , 2017

CPRC talk in Brussels to Défense Active des Amateurs d’ Armes — talk about gun control to people from across Europe

Dr. John Lott spoke to the Défense Active des Amateurs d’ Armes on January 21, 2017.  In the audience were people from Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, and other countries.  The talk covered a comparison of mass public shootings and murder rates across countries, and the talk and the question and answer period together lasted about 2 hours and 30 minutes.  …

6 Feb , 2017

Video of Talk before Members of the Polish Parliament: Explaining the relationship between gun ownership and crime

Dr. John Lott talked to 20 members of the Polish Parliament and some staff with representatives from the three largest political parties.   The hour and 42 minute presentation dealt with the general relationship between guns and crime (the translation was not simultaneous so the talk was very slow).  The talk was originally sponsored by the third largest political party, Kukiz’15.…

23 Oct , 2016


Debate at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln this coming Thursday

20 Oct , 2016


CPRC at the Heritage Foundation: “The Right to Arms and the War on Guns”

Dr. John Lott joined CPRC Board of Director Sheriff David Clarke and George Mason University Law Professor Nelson Lund on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to discuss “The Right to Arms and the War on Guns.”  Here is Dr. Lott’s talk.

For the entire conference see below. Lott’s talk starts at 19 minutes into the video.…

3 Oct , 2016

Kennesaw State University Talk

CPRC Talks this Weeks Around the Country in Chicago; Chehalis, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Bellevue, Washington

All these talks are open to the public

October 4th from 5:30 – 7:00 at Maxon Shooter’s Supplies and Indoor Range, 75 Bradrock Dr, Des Plaines, IL 60018

October 5th at the Heartland Institute from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, 3939 N Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60606, (312) 377-4000

October 6th Chehalis, WA — Legal Eagles Gun Law Conference sponsored by Northwest Public Safety at the Holiday Inn Express, 730 NW Liberty Place, Chehalis, WA 98532. …