John R. Lott, Jr. is a columnist for FoxNews.com. He is an economist and was formerly chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission. Lott is also a leading expert on guns and op-eds on that issue are done in conjunction with the Crime Prevention Research Center. He is the author of nine books including "More Guns, Less Crime." His latest book is "The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies (August 1, 2016). Follow him on Twitter@johnrlottjr.
Jun 19, 2017
Will a Democrat deliberately shooting Republican congressmen for their political views lead to more civility in politics? Unlikely, as the size of the federal government today means the stakes are too high.
Jun 14, 2017
Before the facts were even known about Wednesday morning’s 7 AM shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, gun control advocates were already calling for more stringent laws.
Apr 06, 2017
Gorsuch hysteria on the left: Here's the real reason why Democrats have been so partisan about Trump's pick
Some ask why Democrats are filibustering Judge Gorsuch, who has received accolades from even some of the most partisan, liberal lawyers. But a clash is inevitable — if not over this Supreme Court nominee, then surely over the next.
Mar 13, 2017
During the 8 years he was president, Barack Obama’s administration experienced an explosion in gun sales.
Jan 31, 2017
Here is a simple rule of thumb: you can judge the caliber of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by how angry the Democrats get.