John Lott

Crime Prevention Research Center

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President of the Crime Prevention Research Center and a contributor to Fox News; author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws and the just released Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench; former chief economist for the United States Sentencing Commission

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