Court Upholds "Assault Weapon" Ban With Incorrect Facts

Opinion | John Lott
In this photo illustration, a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle is seen with ammunition on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The weapon is similar in style to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that was used during a massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Firearm sales have surged recently as speculation of stricter gun laws and a re-instatement of the assault weapons ban following the mass shooting. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

It doesn’t make sense to ban certain semiautomatic guns just because of how they look.

BuzzFeed's Founder Spreads False Information. I Was One Of His Victims.

Opinion | John Lott

It’s no wonder that BuzzFeed publishes false news stories about Trump.

Another Gun-Free Zone, Another Mass Shooting

Opinion | John Lott
Travelers are evacuated out of the terminal and onto the tarmac after airport shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida

Gun-free zones are magnets for these terrorists.

Fake News In The Mainstream Media

Opinion | John Lott
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan (not pictured) following their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Given all this “fake” news, what is really amazing is that Trump still won the election.

The Year Of The Gun: Carry Permit, Sales Figures Explode In 2016

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

It's Delusional To Think That Voter Fraud Doesn't Exist

Opinion | John Lott
Voters cast their votes during the U.S. presidential election in Elyria, Ohio, U.S. November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo

The media’s position that there is no evidence of voter fraud is clearly false.

John Lott, BJS Surveys And ATF Data Undercut Everytown's Claims About Expanded Background Checks

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
Gun stores being sued in Chicago following violent weekend

Thanks to John Lott for bringing the facts to the gun control argument

Is Trump Right About Hillary's Views On Guns?

Opinion | John Lott
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Images via Reuters, RTX2BSZG and RTX2BT7I

If Hillary appoints Scalia’s replacement and gets her wish to overturn Heller and McDonald, governments could again ban all guns

Obama Spouts Falsehoods At Gun Control Town Hall

Opinion | John Lott
Obama Admits He's Been 'Very Good For Gun Manufactures' [screen shot CNN]

If Obama really had confidence in his case, he wouldn’t have to make up so many false claims.

Obama's Gun Control Measures Won't Solve Anything

Opinion | John Lott
Obama Calls For More Legislation To Limit Gun Access [screen shot MSNBC]

France’s strict background checks and weapons bans didn’t stop the terrorists from getting the AK-47s and explosive belts.

Hillary Clinton Locks Up The Gun-Grabber Vote

Opinion | John Lott
AMES, IA - NOVEMBER 15: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during the Central Iowa Democrats fall barbecue November 15, 2015 at Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Clinton continued to campaign for the nomination from the Democratic Party. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Clinton also wants to end right-to-carry laws that let 13 million Americans carry concealed handguns for protection.

The New York Times Keeps Getting Its Gun Facts Shockingly Wrong

Opinion | John Lott
The facade of the New York Times building is seen in New York

The Violence Policy Center has more than triple-counted the true number of murders by permit-holders

Hillary Clinton Is Wrong About Gun Laws In Australia And The UK

Opinion | John Lott

Gun buybacks and bans haven’t worked out the way Clinton thinks

On Ahmed's Clock, President Obama Once Again Spoke Too Soon

Opinion | John Lott
A homemade clock made by Ahmed Mohamed is seen in an undated picture released by the Irving Texas Police Department

Ahmed Mohamed isn’t a young scientific genius who deserves to be lionized.

11 Year Old Thwarts Home Invasion With A Gun, Cops Criticize Mother

| John Lott
An LAPD officer inspects a handgun during a gun buyback program in Los Angeles, California

The mother apparently purchased the handgun because of several previous attempted break-ins of her home.

Gun Control Shills Won't Let Roanoke Journalists' Murders Go To Waste

Opinion | John Lott

McAuliffe apparently encouraged Parker’s father to speak out on the issue.

The New York Times Believes MoJo's Gun-Control Myths

Opinion | John Lott

Yes, deterrence works, and simply allowing citizens to carry guns works too.

What Mother Jones Missed In Its Hit Piece About Me

Opinion | John Lott
Mother Jones

If the political left can’t win the arguments on facts, they go after the person.

Why Background Checks Couldn't Stop Dylan Roof

Opinion | John Lott

Unless the databases are dramatically improved, expanded background checks are likely to do more harm than good.

Texas Should Move On Allowing Concealed Carry On College Campuses

Opinion | John Lott

Attempts to ban guns from certain areas simply make sure that it is the law-abiding victims who are unarmed.