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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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Crime Prevention Research Center in the News regarding Senate hearing on Stand Your Ground laws

29 Oct , 2013  

From the Jackson County Floridian: Witnesses, from left, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr., Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School; David LaBahn, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys president and CEO; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at Cato Institute; John R.…

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