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The Danger of Gun-Free Zones - Presented by John R. Lott, Jr.

12:00pm - 1:00pm on Aug 26, 2017, Saturday|Room 102AB|Add To Calendar

The Danger of Gun-Free Zones - Presented by John R. Lott, Jr.

Mass shootings almost always occur in places where citizens are not allowed to be armed. This seminar examines gun-free zones in the U.S. and abroad, and details the substantial threats to public safety.

About John R. Lott, Jr.

CPRC was founded by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr., an economist and a world recognized expert on guns and crime. Lott has held research or teaching positions at various academic institutions including the University of Chicago, Yale University, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, and Rice University, and was the chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission during 1988-1989. He is currently a Fox News columnist. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA.

Nobel laureate Milton Friedman noted: “John Lott has few equals as a perceptive analyst of controversial public policy issues.” He has been one of the most productive and cited economists in the world (during 1969 to 2000 he ranked 26th worldwide in terms of quality adjusted total academic journal output, 4th in terms of total research output, and 86th in terms of citations). Lott is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and written eight books, including More Guns, Less Crime, The Bias Against Guns, and Freedomnomics. His most recent book is Dumbing Down the Courts: How politics keeps the smartest judges off the bench.

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NRA’s Carry Guard Expo will feature a wide array of companies showcasing the latest and greatest guns, gear and services dedicated to personal protection and defense, concealed carry and home defense. 

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“I Will Never Carry A Gun Without Carrying This.”

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NRA Carry Guard Expo

A 3-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to Individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and defense tactics.