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
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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
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to a question from the audience during a community forum about substance abuse in Keene, New Hampshire

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
Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks, general manager for WDBJ7 looks on

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
Rick Perry, former Texas governor and likely Republican presidential candidate, speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City

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
Dylann Storm Roof appears by closed-circuit television at his bond hearing in Charleston

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.

Survey Shows Increasingly Positive View Of Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Mike Piccione
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More guns actually does mean less crime

When Security Fails, Gun Rights Are The Last Line Of Defense

Opinion | John Lott
Paramedics remove an injured woman on a stretcher from the Lindt cafe, where hostages were being held, at Martin Place in central Sydney

Since 1950, virtually all the mass public shootings in the U.S. have taken place in gun free zones.

Charles Vacca's Death Is A Tragedy, But Gun Range Accidents Are Exceedingly Rare

Opinion | John Lott
Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills

It’s the first in that range’s 14 years of operation.

COULTER: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

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Racial quotas lead to worse policing.

Violent Crime, Not Police Abuse, Is The Real Threat To Black Americans

Opinion | John Lott
Demonstrators protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown are surrounded by police in riot gear in Ferguson

The question is whether we want to protect black victims or black criminals.

Why Gunlock Laws Make People Less Safe

Opinion | John Lott
A customer looks over a Glock 29 10mm hand gun at the Guns-R-Us gun shop in Phoenix, Arizona

They don’t reduce accidental deaths, and leave people more vulnerable to criminals.