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    Gun Rights

    John Lott, Larry Pratt, and others spoke about second amendment rights, including stand-your-ground and concealed weapons laws. They spoke at Grass Roots North Carolina annual dinner.

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    Stand Your Ground Laws, Panel 2

    Academics were joined by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was killed in Sanford, Florida, and by Lucia McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis, who was killed in Jacksonville,…

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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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    Book Discussion on At the Brink

    Author John Lott talked about his book, At the Brink: Will Obama Push Us Over the Edge, in which he argues that, thanks to President Obama, we are on the verge of economic and social…

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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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    Federal Spending Policies

    John Lott and Michael Ettlinger talked about federal spending on social programs, specifically health care. They also spoke on the economic stimulus policies of the Obama…

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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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    The Second Amendment

    John Lott talked about the Second Amendment to the Constitution and the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller. br/ John Lott is the author of…

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    Handguns on College Campuses

    Panel - Debate on Gun Free Zones

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    Book Discussion on Freedomnomics

    John Lott talked about his book Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-Baked Theories Don’t, published by Regnery. He gave examples from book publishing,…

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    Book Discussion on Freedomnomics

    Economist John Lott talked about his book, Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-Baked Theories Don’t. He described the logic of free market economics with many…

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    Campaign Spending Limits

    Participants talked to students about campaign finance laws, regulation of political campaign spending, placing further limits on campaign spending, and potential reform of campaign…

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    Judicial Confirmation Process

    Participants talked about the judicial nominating and confirmation process in the Senate, President Bush’s likely judicial nominations in his second term, and Senate rules for debate…

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    Election Procedures

    Panelists examined whether new technology, education programs, and administration guidelines would resolve voting difficulties experienced during the 2000 federal election.

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    Election Procedures

    A panel of journalists, scholars and legal analysts discussed problems that occurred in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. After the discussion, panelists responded to…

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