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
If fun off campus is vital to you, consider the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. The fun, funky and usually very happening capital of the Lone Star State is tops in the surrounding area category.

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)

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter

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.

Why Legalizing Concealed Carry Is The Answer To Persistent Stalkers

Opinion | John Lott

Victims shouldn’t have to live in fear.

Washington DC's Three Days Of Gun Freedom

Opinion | John Lott
DC Guns Ban

Before the ruling was put on hold, anyone who could legally own a handgun could carry it — and there was no carnage

Six Falsehoods Pushed By Bloomberg's Gun Control Apparatchiks

Opinion | John Lott
Michael Bloomberg. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

The big fibs the media lets slide.

Bath Time

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
bath time mirror 7 x 3

Here comes another big gun control push!

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chuck Ross
Mark and Jackie Barden leave the stage following the launch of The Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit created in response to the shooting in Newtown in this file photo

‘Remember Newtown’

Which current Supreme Court justices are DUMB by historical standards?

Politics | Jamie Weinstein
Supreme Court New Term

Author: ‘Dumbing down the courts has a real impact on our lives’

No, Obama's judicial nominees don't have unusually long confirmation times

Opinion | John Lott
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‘The worst case confirmation lasted a little more than half as long as the average D.C. Circuit Court for Bush.’