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CPRC testifies before the Wyoming State Senate on Gun-Free Zones

John Lott was the lead witness to testify before the Wyoming state Senate Education Committee about a bill to eliminate gun-free zones in government buildings and public school and universities. From Wyoming Public Radio: Only concealed permit holders would be allowed to have the concealed guns. John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center testified…

Greg Gutfeld gives a shoutout on The Five to our research

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The text of Gutfeld’s monologue is available here. Greg’s discussion about our work is at 4:35 into the video. At about 3:00 into the video, Juan William claims that “half of killings are done by families,” it is completely wrong. In the latest year the data is available, 2013,…

CPRC in the Chicago Tribune: “Take a gun to the mall”

John Lott’s newest piece at the Chicago Tribune starts this way: Over the weekend Somali terrorists threatened to attack the Mall of America in Minnesota. They called for a massacre similar to the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed and injured scores of people. With the large Somali population in the…

CPRC in Fox News: Police are extremely Law-abiding, but concealed handgun permit holders are even more so

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way: . . . Gun control advocates just can’t accept the fact that concealed handgun permit holders are incredibly law-abiding.  The New York Times’ recent attack on permit holders is typical.  It is filled with triple-counting of legitimate self-defense cases. Murders or suicides by permit holders are blamed on…

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