14 May , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss the extreme views of Democrats on Gun Control

For Democrat Presidential candidates, there doesn’t seem to be a gun control regulation that they don’t like. Dr. John Lott talks to Steve Gruber about the views of Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, and Eric Swalwell, though Lott notes that the entire Democratic presidential field raises similar points.

This week represents the launch of the simulcast of Gruber’s show on TV and radio.…

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12 May , 2019

Does having teachers carry guns at schools pose a danger? Does it deter attacks?

Dr. John Lott joined Dana Loesch on her show Relentless to discuss the Crime Prevention Research Center’s new study on teachers carrying guns. The study is available here¬†and the abstract is here:

After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.


4 May , 2019

On NRA News: The Dishonesty of Mainstream Gun Studies

Dr. John Lott spoke with NRA News at the NRA Annual Meetings in Indianapolis. They discussed the dishonesty of mainstream gun studies, the dangers of gun-free zones, and what actually helps prevent crime.



28 Apr , 2019

On One America News Network: The dangers of Red Flag Laws



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24 Apr , 2019

On Fox Business: Explaining why stricter gun control won’t make people safer

Dr. John Lott talked to Judge Andrew Napolitano on Fox Business about Bill Clinton’s and Democrats’ calls for stricter gun control. Napolitano and Lott discussed the dangers of gun-free zones, media bias, and the victims of gun control laws.

Judge Andrew Napolitano calls Dr. Lott “the smartest person that I know on the impact of guns on society.”

(Kennedy, Fox Business, April 22, 2019, from 9:52 to 9:55 PM)


8 Apr , 2019

On Dana Loesch’s Relentless: Study Shows “Assault Weapons” and Magazine Bans Do Not Lower Homicide Rates

Dr. John Lott talk with Dana Loesch about the false belief that banning Assault Weapons will somehow reduce homicides. Also discussed is the fact that gun-control advocates are trying to use poorly done studies to convince the public that concealed handguns are a huge risk and somehow cause a rise in homicides.…


16 Mar , 2019

One America News: Talking about Background Checks on the Private Transfer of Guns

Dr. John Lott talked to One America News’ John Hines about the House Judiciary Committee’s voting on the Universal Background Check bill. Lott’s portion of the news segment starts at 1:59 in the video and goes to 2:19.

(February 13, 2019)


15 Mar , 2019

On NewsMax TV: How Democrats are trying to make it costly for law-abiding citizens to own guns

Dr. John Lott joined John Cardillo to talk about all the moves by Democrats to make it costly for law-abiding citizens to own guns. They discuss everything from universal background checks (background checks on the private transfer of guns) to waiting periods to get a gun.
(Tuesday, March 11, 2019, from 2:41 to 2:49 PM)


14 Mar , 2019

On One America News: Constitutional Carry Laws getting passed in the States

From the One America News Network:

New research from the Crime Prevention Research Center has demonstrated that more guns mean less crime. An increasing number of states are now enacting laws that make carrying firearms in public a reality.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019


10 Mar , 2019

On Dana Loesch’s Relentless:Universal Background Checks a Prelude to National Registration

Dr. John Lott speaks with Dana Loesch about the real problems with universal background checks.