17: Dr. John Lott Setting the Record Straight On Guns

As widespread and instantaneous as our mass media has become, it’s curious that stories involving firearms are so rarely reported accurately. Does private firearms ownership translate into a societal bloodbath or are there authentic benefits to society? Dr. John Lott’s research has offered a clear and unflinching record of the good and the bad. It’s a huge advantage to have the benefit of Dr. Lott’s dispassionate analysis when examining a topic that can spark strong emotions on both sides of the debate.

About the Guest

Dr. John R. Lott is an economist, writer, researcher and academic. He holds a PhD in economics from UCLA and has taught at University of Chicago, Yale, University of Maryland, College Park and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and op-eds and is a frequently sought out commentator on the right to keep and bear arms.

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