24 Mar , 2018

On CNN’s Michael Smerconish for The Gun Debate: Aiming for Facts

Dr. John Lott debated Vox’s German Lopez about the facts behind the gun control debate. This took place with the backdrop of the gun control debate in Washington, DC.  Some of the sources for Dr. Lott’s statements.

Comparing murder rates and gun ownership across countries

Murder and homicide rates before and after gun bans

Research showing more guns reduce crime

UPDATE: CPRC Original Research: All but two of the 25 worst mass public shootings, 59 of the worst 67, occurred outside the United States

France had more casualties from mass public shootings in 2015 than the US suffered during Obama’s entire presidency (532 to 527)

(Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 9:01 to 9:12 AM and 6:01 to 6:12 PM)


24 Mar , 2018

Worth Watching: On Turkish TV’s WORLD: Commenting on the DC Gun Control March

Dr. John Lott joined TRT WORLD TV to discuss the “March for Our Lives.” The interview covered a broad range of topics from background checks to assault weapons bans.
(Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 4:06 to 4:12 PM)


4 Mar , 2018

On TRT World to discuss possible solutions to mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott talked to Turkish television about what can be done to stop mass public shootings.  A video of President Trump’s meeting with the students, parents and teachers is available from C-SPAN here.

(Wednesday, February 21, 2018)


27 Feb , 2018

On “Good Day LA”: Should teachers be armed?

Dr. John Lott talked to Fox LA’s Good Day LA about whether teachers and staff should be armed. They also talked about mass public shootings around the world.
KTTV Wed, Feb 21 2018 1230 1235 PM


26 Feb , 2018

On One American News’ Daily Ledger: Florida School Shooting Fallout

Dr. John Lott talked to Graham Ledger on One America News about the fallout from the Florida school shooting.

(February 19, 2018)


26 Feb , 2018

Debating gun control after the Florida High School Attack on “Good Morning Britain”

Dr. John Lott debated Eric Guster on ITV’s Good Morning Britain on what gun laws that we should have after the attack on the Florida high school.
Mr. Guster claims that the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle functions very differently from a semi-automatic hunting rifle. This video helps explain that the two types of rifles are functionally identical.…


25 Feb , 2018

On the Gavin McInnes Show: the unwillingness of gun control advocates to do the one thing that would stop these attacks

Dr. John Lott talked to Gavin McInnes about the unwillingness of gun control advocates to do one thing that would stop these attacks. They appeared on Gavin’s show Get Off My Lawn on CRTV on February 15, 2018.


22 Feb , 2018

Worth Watching: On Fox Business: What can be done to stop mass public shootings at schools?

After the Parkland School shooting in Florida, Dr. John Lott appeared on Fox Business’s Varney & Company to discuss the mass public shooting and what could be done from changes in background check rules to getting rid of gun-free zones. They discussed whether some teachers and staff at schools should be able to carry permitted concealed handguns.  …


19 Feb , 2018

On Fox News: Debate on how to stop mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott from the Crime Prevention Research Center and Igor Volsky with the Center for American Progress debated how to stop mass public shootings and the role of gun control.  The discussion took place on Laura Ingraham’s show.  For those interested in looking at the academic research on guns and crime that Lott was referring to, follow this link here.  …


7 Feb , 2018

Fox News’ Ingraham Angle: John Lott’s research on crime by illegal aliens and the attacks on it

Dr. John Lott appeared on Fox News to debate immigration attorney Allen Orr about Lott’s new research on crime by illegal immigrants and the attacks on his work.  The discussion first summarizes Lott’s work, then interviews a woman whose son was killed by an illegal alien, and then the debate between Lott and Orr.…