This seminar will provide people with an in depth understanding about the debate over concealed handguns and reciprocity. Who carries concealed handguns? How has that been changing? What are the arguments used against concealed carry and what do the facts actually show? How law-abiding are permit holders? Who benefits the most from being able to carry? What are the dangers of gun-free zones?
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.”
NRA Personal Protection Expo is your ultimate personal protection destination. Join us in Ft. Worth, TX, for three action-packed days with the greatest firearms exhibitors and educators in the industry!