13 Nov , 2017

On NewsMax to talk about how to solve mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott appeared on America Talks Live with Miranda Khan two days after the Texas church shooting.  The show appears on NewsMax TV.  They discussed background checks on guns and what type of gun control laws might stop these mass public shootings.

(Tuesday, November 7, 2017)



9 Nov , 2017

Piers Morgan v. John Lott on Good Morning Britain, Piers yells at Lott to “shut up!” “Silence!’

Dr. John Lott with the Crime Prevention Research Center and Alabama Lawyer Eric Guster appeared on Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid the day after the Texas church massacre. As Britain’s Daily Star newspaper headline noted: “Piers Morgan yells at Good Morning Britain guest in heated Texas shooting row.” As usual for Piers’ style, he tried to both ask and answer his questions, monopolizing most of the time.  …


12 Oct , 2017

On the One America News Network and the push for new gun control

Dr. John Lott talked to Graham Ledger on the One American News Network about the investigation into the Las Vegas massacre and the push for more gun control.

(Wednesday, October 11, 2017, from 8:00 to 8:18 PM)


8 Oct , 2017

On Turkish World Television to discuss Mass Public Shootings around the world

Dr. John Lott was again on Turkish World Television to discuss mass public shootings as well as the relationship between gun control and crime rates around the world.

This interview was particularly amusing.  After making several false claims about crime rates in the UK and other places, the interviewer was forced to say “Statistics aside…” before going on with a question about emotions.…


7 Oct , 2017

Debate: Turkish World Television on the influence of the NRA and also gun control’s impact on mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, and Borzou Daragahi, a senior editor at Buzzfeed News, debated the influence of the NRA and also gun control’s impact on mass public shootings. The discussion starts at 3:15 into the video.

The following links document Dr. Lott’s comments.

— Opensecrets.org information on Bloomberg’s donations to federal House and Senate campaigns for the 2013-14 and 2015-16 campaign cycles are available here:

— The NRA’s donations to the same races during the 2013-14 and 2015-16 campaign cycles.


6 Oct , 2017

On Hannity’s TV show on Fox News, Evidence that More Guns, Less Crime

WELL WORTH WATCHING: Dr. John Lott and Robert Massi talked to Sean Hannity about the impact of gun control on crime rates.  The first part of the segment examines John Lott’s research on guns and crime.

The one note that we would have added to Hannity’s discussion on the graphs was that the UK’s homicide rate only started to decline after a very large increase in the number of police.…

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4 Oct , 2017

On Fox Business to discuss Australia’s gun control laws and other proposals being raised after the Las Vegas Attack

Dr. John Lott talked to Stuart Varney about whether the proposed gun control regulations, such as those in Australia, would stop terrorist attacks.

(Wednesday, October 4, 2017, from 9:47 to 9:51 AM)

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28 Sep , 2017

On Canada’s The Rebel: Another concealed carry hero stops mass public shooter

Dr. John Lott talked to Ezra Levant on Canada’s The Rebel about the Antioch mass public shooter who was stopped by a concealed handgun permit holder.
(Wednesday, September 27, 2017)


26 Sep , 2017

On Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fox News to discuss whether permitted concealed handguns make people safer

This segment focused on the Church shooting in Antioch, Tennessee that was stopped by an armed hero. Piecing together the story from multiple accounts, a 25-year-old shooter, Emanuel Kidega Samson, killed one person in the parking lot, entered the church, and started shooting.  A 22-year-old usher, Robert Engle, tried to wrestle with the shooter, but Samson is a very large bodybuilder, and Engle realized that he was not strong enough to stop him.  …


30 Aug , 2017

On the One America News Network: “Concealed Carry Permits Hits All Time High”

From One America News: “A new report shows gun ownership appears to be more popular than ever in America. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.”  The reporter mangles the name of the Crime Prevention Research Center, but that is the only mistake in the segment.

(August 30, 2017)