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Testimony on Monday to Arkansas Legislature, talks in Little Rock and Memphis will also be given on Monday and Tuesday

7 Jul , 2018  

Dr. John Lott will be testifying on Monday to the Arkansas state Legislature Joint Performance Review Committee.  The hearing will focus on the preliminary report released this past Tuesday by the Governor’s School Safety Commission. The meeting will be held in Monday, July 9th at 1:00 p.m. in Room A, 5th Floor, MAC Building.…

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Testimony before Virginia State Senate on Universal Background Checks

16 Jan , 2018   Video

On Monday, Dr. John Lott testified before the Virginia state Senate Courts of Justice Committee.  He had been invited to testify by one of the committee members, state Senator Mark Peake.  Dr. Lott was the first and primary witness to testify against SB 5, a bill pushing “universal” background checks, checks on the private transfers of guns.  …

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CPRC testifies to the President’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

13 Sep , 2017   Video

Dr. John Lott discussed how the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) could be used to check the eligibility of voters.  Lott also discussed his research on vote fraud.  His testimony starts at 33:00 minutes into the video. A copy of his PowerPoint presentation is available here.

(Tuesday, September 12th, 2017)

 

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Dr. Lott to Testify Before Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Next Tuesday

8 Sep , 2017  

Dr. John Lott will be testifying before the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity this coming Tuesday at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire (September 12).  He will be on the first panel and will discuss some of his past research on the subject.

A copy of his PowerPoint presentation is available here.…

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Testifying before the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee on Gun-free zones

23 May , 2017  

Pennsylvania House State Government Committee – at the invitation of the committee’s chair, Representative Daryl Metcalfe, Dr. John Lott discussed the issue of gun free zones in schools before a well-attended hearing by state representatives.  Because of comments during the hearing by Democrat Representative Mary Jo Daley, Dr. Lott offered to debate whoever she was able to convince to participate.…

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CPRC Testimony before the Minnesota state House Committee on Public Safety on Stand Your Ground bill

9 Mar , 2017  


Dr. John Lott testified to the Minnesota state House Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy on Stand Your Ground bill. See also his discussion on the op-ed page in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune available here.

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CPRC’s Testimony before the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee on four bills dealing with eliminating gun-free zones

11 Feb , 2016  



On Tuesday, February 9th, CPRC President John Lott testified on four bills seeking to limit gun-free zones (SB 1559 (Senator Mike Bell), SB 1736 (Senator Delores Gresham), SB 1991 (Judiciary Committee Chairman Kelsey), and SB 2376 (Senator Mike Bell)).  The video of Lott’s testimony is well worth watching and it provides evidence on how killers plan these attacks and how mass public shooters are attracted to these targets.  …

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CPRC Testimony: Michigan Senate Judiciary SB442 Allowing CPL Holders to carry in gun-free zones

16 Oct , 2015  

Crime Prevention Research Center President Dr. John Lott Jr. gives testimony on Senate Bill 442. This bill creates an exemption for CPL holders, allowing lawful concealed carry in gun-free zones.

 

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CPRC testimony before the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee on eliminating many Gun-Free Zones

5 Mar , 2015  

A video of the first panel testifying on the bill to reduce the number of gun-free zones in Nevada is available below (Lott’s testimony starts at 5:54 into the video below).  Since the first panel went through a lot of the facts regarding guns and schools as well as mass public shootings, the opponents of the bill were put in a difficult position.  …

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CPRC’s Report to the Parliament of Australia on “The ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community”

21 Oct , 2014  

On October 30th the Australian Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs will hold its final hearing on “The ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community.”  The CPRC was asked to testify via teleconference on Thursday,  October 30th, 2014 at 5:30 PM EDT.  A copy of our testimony is available here. 

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