By John Lott
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Berkeley Forum debate entitled “Guns, Crime and Freedom” included:
Crime Prevention Research Center president and economist John Lott, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Stanford professor Jack Rakove and Robyn Thomas, executive director of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
The debate took place on October 25th, 2013, but the video of the debate has only just now been released.
My presentation begins at the 29 minute mark and the Q&A starts at the 46 minute mark.
John R. Lott Jr. is the president of the Crime Prevention Research Center and the author of the third edition of “More Guns, Less Crime” (University of Chicago Press, 2010).
About John R Lott:
John R. Lott, Jr. is an economist and was formerly chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission. Lott is also a leading expert on guns and op-eds on that issue are done in conjunction with the Crime Prevention Research Center. He is the author of eight books including “More Guns, Less Crime.” His latest book is “Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench” Bascom Hill Publishing Group (September 17, 2013). Follow him on Twitter@johnrlottjr.