Author of “More Guns, Less Crime” to Headline 2014 Policy Conference

Dr. John Lott, author of “More Guns, Less Crime” and President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, will headline the group of speakers for OK2A’s 2014 Oklahoma Second Amendment Policy Conference.  The Conference will be held Saturday, January 18 at Windsor Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.  Tickets will go on sale the week of December 8th.  The session schedule and remaining speakers will be announced at that time.

Dr. Lott is an economist that has held research and/or teaching positions at the University of Chicago, Yale University, Stanford, UCLA, Wharton, and Rice and was the chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission during 1988 and 1989.  He has published over 100 articles in academic journals and is the author of eight books of which his newest is “Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges off the Bench.”  His past books have included three editions of “More Guns, Less Crime” and “Freedomnomics.”  Lott is a FoxNews.com columnist.  Opinion pieces by Dr. Lott have appeared in such places as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Post, USA Today, and The Chicago Tribune.  He has appeared on such television programs as the ABC and NBC National Evening News broadcasts, Fox News, PBS’s The NewsHour, and the Today Show.  Dr. Lott received his PhD in Economics from UCLA in 1984.

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  1. […] are now on sale for the 2014 Second Amendment Policy Conference with Dr. John Lott, Jr.  The Conference will be held on Saturday, January 18 at Windsor Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma […]

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