Constitutional Carry, Testimony

Testimony before the Texas House Homeland Security & Public Safety on Constitutional Carry

29 Mar , 2021   Video

Here is a video of Dr. John Lott’s testimony before the Texas House Homeland Security & Public Safety on March 25, 2021.

UPDATE: The Homeland Security & Public Safety passed two Constitutional Carry bills on pure party line 6-to-3 votes.

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Dr. John Lott testifies before the Tennessee State Senate on Constitutional Carry

8 Mar , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott testified before the Tennessee State Senate on Constitutional Carry.

Here is a link to the PowerPoint that Lott used when he testified before the Kentucky state House. Download

March 3, 2021

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A must watch: CPRC’s Nikki Goeser testifies before the TN Legislature in support of the Lifetime Order of Protection Bill

7 Mar , 2021   Video

Tennessee House Majority Leader Representative William Lamberth presented his Lifetime Order of Protection Bill to the House Civil Justice Committee. The bill provides lifetime orders of protection for victims of violent crime from those who committed the crime. Some refer to this as “Nikki’s bill,” given the continued harassment that Nikki Goeser has suffered from her husband’s murderer.…

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Testimony on Prohibiting Government Seizure of guns During Emergencies Before The New Mexico House Consumer And Public Affairs Committee

28 Feb , 2021   Video

New Mexico House Consumer and Public Affairs committee member and bill sponsor State Representative Stefani Lord invited Dr. John Lott to be the lead witness on HB 279. The bill was an attempt to bring New Mexico in line with the laws in 40 other states and the Federal government that prohibit the seizure of guns during emergencies.…

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Testimony on Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks before the Utah Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee, Joint House and Senate committee

18 Oct , 2019  

Dr. John Lott testified before a joint Utah House and State committee about Red Flag Laws and Universal Background Checks. The committee was the Utah Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee. Lott was introduced to the committee by Curt Oda, who served in the Utah state House from 2005 through 2016.…

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Dr. John Lott’s Testimony Before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee on Gun Control

27 Sep , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott testified before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee for a “Public hearing on Behavioral Health, Second Amendment Rights, and other Gun-Related Issues.” The hearing took place in Harrisburg on Tuesday September 24, 2019. Lott was asked to be the last witness to testify so that he could comment on all the other witnesses.…

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Video of CPRC testimony before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee

19 Sep , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott joined three other witnesses in testifying before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday afternoon, September 18, 2019.

A copy of Dr. Lott’s testimony is available HERE and a copy of his PowerPoint is available here.

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Testimony on Gun Control Before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee

17 Sep , 2019  

Dr. John Lott will be joining three other witnesses in testifying before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday afternoon, September 18, 2019.

A copy of Dr. Lott’s testimony is available HERE.

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Testifying in Baton Rouge on Constitutional Challenge to Louisiana’s Concealed Handgun Law

27 Apr , 2019  

“The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed.  Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.” — Louisiana state Constitution regarding firearms that was enacted via ballot measure in 2012. Over 74 percent of Louisiana voters approved Amendment 2.…

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CPRC testimony before House Appropriations Committee: Should $50 million be given to the CDC for research on firearms?

7 Mar , 2019   Video

Dr. John Lott, President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, testified before the House Appropriations Committee on whether the CDC should get more $50 million to fund public health research on firearms. The video above has excerpts of that testimony. The video of the entire 2 hour and eight-minute hearing is available here.…