12 Aug , 2019

On NewsMax’s America Talks Live: What gun control laws will get passed in Washington? Are Background Checks really costless?

Dr. John Lott talked to John Cardillo on NewsMax’s America Talks Live. They talked about what gun control laws will get passed in Washington and whether background checks really costless.

(NewsMax, August 7, 2019, from 2:17 to 2:26 PM)

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9 Aug , 2019

On Nashville’s Fox 17 to talk about the dangers gun-free zones

Nashville’s Fox 17 has a discussion about whether we should eliminate gun-free zones. From the story:

“While some people push for stricter gun laws, others argue gun free zones are a bad idea. According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, gun free zones are a target for most mass shootings.

“One Tennessee woman claims gun free zones are the reason she could not protect her husband from a stalker who pulled a gun.

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9 Aug , 2019

On One America News: Democrat gun restrictions not making Americans safer

Dr. John Lott talks to One America News’ John Hines about whether proposed gun control laws will make people safer. Two parts were cut out of the interview: the proposed background checks on private transfers will make disarm the poor minorities and that we need to get rid of gun-free zones.…

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9 Aug , 2019

On NewsMax TV: Why Universal Background Checks are a false promise, why they won’t stop mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott talks to John Cardillo about why universal background checks and assault weapon bans won’t stop mass public shootings.

Cardillo about Dr. Lott: “Arguably the best well informed person in the United States on these issues.”

(NewMax TV, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 2:15 to 2:22 PM)

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6 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: What motivates terrorist attacks in the United States

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about what motivates these killers. He discussed how the vast majority aren’t motivated by political views, but by the desire to get attention as they commit suicide.…

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5 Aug , 2019

On Canada’s CTV: Discussing the El Paso and Dayton mass public shootings: What can be done to stop these attacks

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s CTV about his reaction to the mass public shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Lott talked about the importance of having someone quickly available on the scene with a gun to stop an attack. He also talked about the high rate of mass public shootings in parts of Europe, and finally how hard it is to stop these mass public shooters from getting weapons.…

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30 Jul , 2019

On One America News: GOP aims for school safety by ending gun free school zones

Dr. John Lott is interviewed by One America News about our research on mass public shootings occurring in gun-free zones and school shootings. Congressman Thomas Massie is also quoted as using statistics from our report on school shootings.

(One America News, July 30, 2019)

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28 Jul , 2019

On C-SPAN to talk about Gun Control Myths

Dr. John Lott gave a couple of talks at FreedomFest during the middle of July. C-SPAN is showing one of his talks several times. The video is available here.

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23 Jul , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network about the national Train a Teacher Day

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the national Train a Teacher Day that occurred this past weekend.

(Michigan Talk Network, July 23, 2019, 6:35 to 6:45)

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22 Jul , 2019

On the Sharpe Way: Talking about the media bias on guns, mass public shootings and more

Dr. John Lott talked to Larry Sharpe about a wide range of topics: media bias on guns, mass public shootings, and how gun control harms the most vulnerable.
(The Sharpe Way, July 21, 2019)

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