Cherrypicking of gun control `facts' creates phony appearances
- Should You Carry A Gun? A NEW STUDY ARGUES FOR CONCEALED WEAPONS. Ratnesar, Romesh // Time;7/2/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 26, p48
The article discusses the results of a study published in the book "More Guns, Less Crime," by John Lott regarding the supposed downward trend in crimes in U.S. states with loose gun control laws. According to the book, crimes such as rape, assaults and murders fell drastically from 1977 to 1992...
- Will More Guns Mean Less Crime? Lott Jr., John R. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec98, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p18
Presents an excerpt from the book `More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws.'
- Academics, not candidates, exchange fire on guns. Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;10/30/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 237, p16
Focuses on the debate over guns in the United States in which several academic scholars have engaged themselves. Publication of the book 'More Guns, Less Crime,' by John Lott Jr. who maintains that civilian equipment of guns reduces violent crimes; Report published by the National Bureau of...
- Nondiscretionary concealed weapons laws: a case study of statistics, standards of proof, and public policy. Ayres, Ian // American Law & Economics Review;Fall99, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p436
Reviews the book 'More Guns, Less Crime,' by John R. Lott Jr.
- More Guns Mean Less Crime. Coia, David Alan // Human Events;6/28/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 23, p20
The article reviews the book "More Guns, Less Crime," third edition, by John R. Lott, Jr.
- No-risk home invasions. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/16/98, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p27
States that the provinces of Alberta and Manitoba want tougher sentences for home invasion crimes. The issues of firearm availability and the cost of bureaucracy; Suggestion of Alberta Justice Minister Jon Havelock and Manitoba Justice Minister Vic Toews that home invasion be made a new...
- The Gun Crowd's Guru. Bai, Matt // Newsweek;3/12/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p36
Discusses political and social theorist John Lott. Controversy surrounding some of his ideas, such as the belief that crime is reduced when citizens carry concealed weapons; Discussion of his book 'More Guns, Less Crime'; Opponents' claim that he received funding from the gun industry and lied...
- Who should carry a gun? Ratnesar, Romesh // Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/6/1998, Issue 27, p37
Presents a study that argues for the legality of concealed weapons in the United States. Details about the book `More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws,' and study by economist John Lott; Mention of a 1995 study that showed the number of times that a gun was used...
- Choose a weapon . Ewers, Justin // U.S. News & World Report;2/10/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 4, p56
Focuses on controversies surrounding firearm-related academic research in the United States. John Lott Jr. is accustomed to criticism. When his book, 'More Guns, Less Crime,' was published in 1998, the American Enterprise Institute scholar was fiercely attacked for his provocative argument--that...