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    Book Discussion on Dumbing Down the Courts

    John Lott talked about his book, Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench, in which he argues that partisan politicians do not like to nominate smart…

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    Stand Your Ground Laws

    John Lott and Jon Lowy discussed “stand your ground” laws in states throughout the nation, the Castle Doctrine, and what the impact of such laws has been. They also reacted…

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    Gun Control Proposals

    John Lott, author of the book, More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, talked about the Obama administration’s release of initiatives to reduce gun…

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    Book Discussion on Debacle

    Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr., took a critical look at President Obama’s jobs and economic growth programs. They analyzed the effect economic stimulus programs have had on…

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    Guns on College Campuses

    Participants talked about guns on college campuses. Two groups that support giving college students the ability to carry concealed weapons argued that colleges would be safer if…

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    State and Federal Gun Laws

    Paul Helmke and John Lott talked about the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, in which Representative Gabrielle Giffords and 13 others were wounded and six people killed on January 8, 2011. They…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Gun Rights

    Dennis Henigan and John Lott talked about the Supreme Court ruling on gun rights and what it means for the debate on the right to bear arms. They also responded to telephone calls and…

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    U.S. Gun Laws

    John Lott, author of More Guns, Less Crime: the Bias Against Guns, talked about the District of Columbia voting rights bill, which would remove restrictions on semiautomatic weapons in…

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