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  • Quoted in SentinelSource.com, Gun rights counties vow to resist new restrictions, (April 9, 2019), read here
  • Quoted in PEW, Gun-Rights Counties Vow to Resist New Restrictions, (April 2, 2019), read here.
  • Quoted in Crain's Chicago Business, More businesses buy mass-shooting insurance, (March 8, 2019), read here. 
  • Cited in David B. Kopel, Do Some Courts Underenforce the Second Amendment?:  Data show problems in several Circuits, Reason (Dec. 27, 2018), read here.
  • Cited in David B. Kopel, Supreme Court Should Clarify Second Amendment Test:  Challenge to ban on interstate handgun sales would be a good vehicle, Reason (Dec. 20, 2018), read here.  
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Tawnell Nobbs, More Schools Are Buying 'Active-Shooter' Insurance Policies; Districts are buying the coverage, also called "active-assailant" insurance, for legal costs and other expenses in the event of a shooting, Wall St. J. (Aug. 2, 2018), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Crime and Justice News, Schools Fearing Shootings Buy ‘Active Assailant’ Insurance, Crime Rep. (Aug. 2, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in Rural counties’ response to state firearm laws:  ‘Gun sanctuaries’, Firearm Owners Against Crime (May 27, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in Dan Zimmerman, Downstate Illinois Tells Cook County to Fix Their Own Problems – Quote of the Day, Truth About Guns (May 26, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in NBC News, These rural communities want a different type of sanctuary city — for guns, WXXV25 (May 25, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in NBC News, Rural America is mad about proposed gun laws.  So they’re creating ‘gun sanctuaries’, WRCBtv (May 25, 2018 1:39 PM EDT), read here
  • Quoted in Rural America wants its own type of sanctuary city — for guns, World N. (May 25, 2018 11:25), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Jon Schuppe, Rural counties' response to state firearm laws: ‘Gun sanctuaries’, NBC News (May 25, 2018 11:25 AM CDT), read here
  • Cited in Anne Branigin, Accused Waffle House Killer’s $2 Million Bail Revoked; Police Investigate Father Who May Have Given Back Confiscated AR-15, The Root (Apr. 24, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in The Father Of the Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is Being Investigated For Giving Travis Reinking His Guns Back, Dirbuzz (Apr. 24, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in The Father Of the Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is Being Investigated For Giving Travis Reinking His Guns Back, Mr-Mehra (Apr. 24, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in The Father Of the Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is Being Investigated For Giving Travis Reinking His Guns Back, USA Bulletin (Apr. 24, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in Mark Humphrey, The Father Of the Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is Being Investigated For Giving Travis Reinking His Guns Back, Crazy World we Live (Apr. 23, 2018), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Tasneem Nashrulla, The Father Of the Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is Being Investigated For Giving Travis Reinking His Guns Back:  The father took advantage of what one Illinois state lawmaker called a "loophole" by returning the confiscated guns to his son, BuzzFeed News (Apr. 23, 2018 6:27 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Katie Zezima, Kristine Phillips, Mark Berman, & William Wan, Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested, refusing to answer questions, police say, Post (Apr. 23, 2018 8:32 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for WSIL News by Joe Ragusa (WSIL television broadcast Apr. 19, 2018), read (text summary) here video available here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Pete Rosenbery, Simonds lecture looks at cauuses and consequences of Illinoiss’ fiscal woes, Ill. U. News (Mar 30, 2018), read here
  • Quoted in Jon Guze, Campbell Law Review Hits Home Run, The Locker Room (Feb. 2, 2018 8:10 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Bob Adelmann, Efforts to Pass National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Focus on Senate, Am. (Dec. 29, 2017), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lydia O’Neal, Mass Shootings Create Demand For ‘Active Shooter Insurance’, Newsweek (Oct. 13, 2017, 3:52 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lydia O’Neal, Mass Shootings Create Demand For ‘Active Shooter Insurance’, Yahoo! N. (Oct. 13, 2017), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lydia O’Neal, Mass Shootings Create Demand For ‘Active Shooter Insurance’, Int’l Bus. Times (Oct. 13, 2017, 12:41 PM), read here
  • Interviewed live on-air for Bloomberg Law, Iowa Gun Rights Law Makes Iowa More Gun-Friendly(Bloomberg Radio broadcast Apr. 20, 2017), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Pete Rosenbery, Lecture focuses on sexual assaults in the military, Ill. U. News (Mar. 29, 2017), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Miriamm Valverde, Donald Trump says Chicago has experienced thousands of shootings this year, Medium (Oct. 6, 2016), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Miriamm Valverde, Donald Trump says Chicago has experienced thousands of shootings this year, PolitiFact (Sept. 27, 2016 1:24 AM), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and cited in Lori Chordas, Take Cover:  Recent Active Shooter Incidents are Leading Insurers to Develop Specialized Insurance Policies Targeting Those Events, Best’s Review, June 2016, at 24. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Neelesh Moorthy, Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore incorrectly claims AR-15 bullets banned by Geneva Convention, San Antonio Express NEws (June 23, 2016), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Neelesh Moorthy, Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore incorrectly claims AR-15 bullets banned by Geneva Convention, PunditFact (June 23, 2016 11:00), read here. 
  • Interviewed live on air in Morning Show (AM 560 WIND FOX News Radio Chicago June 3, 2016), see interview here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Steve Giegerich, Architects of Fear:  Workplace Shootings:  Big Threat of Media Hype, Leader’s Edge Magazine, May 2016. 
  • Quoted in Marshall Lewin, Mandatory Insurance Looms Over Gun Owners, NRA:  America’s 1st Freedom(Feb. 16, 2016), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Pete Rosenbery, Law School to Host Gene and Katy Simonds Lecture, Ill. U. News (Mar. 21, 2016), read here
  • Quoted in Daniel Jennings, Here Comes Mandatory Gun Insurance (And a $10,000 Fine if You Don’t Buy It), OffTheGridNews(Mar. 1, 2016), read here
  • Flee, Here Comes Mandatory Gun Insurance (And a $10,000 Fine if You Don’t Buy It), com(Mar. 1, 2016),(quoting Jennings, supra) read here
  • Here Comes Mandatory Gun Insurance (And a $10,000 Fine if You Don’t Buy It), Before It’s News(Mar. 1, 2016 4:20), (quoting Jennings, supra) read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Mac William Bishop & Kristen Dahlgren, Is Iowa Really Giving Handguns to Children?, NBC News (Feb. 29, 2016, 8:55 AM), read here
  • Cited in discntnt_irny_srcsm, Liability insurance is not an answer, DemocraticUnderground.com (Jan 13, 2016, 8:50 AM), read here
  • Interviewed live on-air in Bloomberg Law Brief: Obama’s New Gun Measures, Bloomberg Bus. (Jan. 7, 2016, 5:09 AM CST), listen here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Joseph De Avila, Governors in New York, Connecticut Seek Gun Curbs, Wall St. J. (Dec. 22, 2015, 8:49 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for Elaine Goodman, Changing Landscape of Terrorism Risk Prompts Industry Response, WorkCompCentral(Dec. 14, 2015), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Gregory B. Hladky, Sandy Hook’s Uncertain Legacy, The Hartford Courant (Dec. 14, 2015), read here
  • Cited in Nielson Marketing Services, Mass Shootings Convince Companies to Explore ‘Active Shooter’ Insurance, ProgramBusiness (Dec. 7, 2015), read here
  • Quoted in Mass Shootings Convince Companies to Understand More About “Active Shooter”Insurance – Fortune, Archy Newsy (Dec. 3, 2015), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Stephen Gandel, Mass Shooting Convince Companies to Explore “Active Shooter” Insurance, Fortune (Dec. 3, 2015, 5:23 PM), read here
  • Interviewed for, quoted in, and cited in Noreen O’Donnell, Chicago Activists Target Suburban Flow of Guns, NBC Chi. (Oct. 27, 2015, 11:21 AM), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Grzegorz Dziedzic, Stany Uzbrojone. Po Zeby, Dziennik Zwiazkowy, Polish Daily News (Oct. 11, 2015), read here
  • Cited in Chase Woodruff, Do Lax Gun Laws Violate Civil Rights? A Group of Chicago Activists Intends to Find Out, The Trace (July 15, 2015), read here
  • Quoted and cited in Steve Straehley, 4 Gun Shops Responsible for Selling Guns Recovered at 20% of Chicago Crime Scenes, AllGov (July 13, 2015), read here
  • Quoted and cited in Henry Gass, Suburban Guns: Will Chicago Lawsuit Stem Flow of Illegal Weapons Into City?, The Christian Science Monitor (July 9, 2015), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Meredith Rodriguez, Lawsuit Pressures Chicago Suburbs to Tighten Gun Shop Regulations, Trib. (July 7, 2015, 5:51 PM), read here
  • Quoted and cited in Andrew Midkiff, Mandatory Gun Insurance is Making a Comeback, com(June 17, 2015), read here
  • Quoted and cited in Tara Dodrill, Mandatory Gun Insurance is Making a Comeback, Off the Grid News (June 17, 2015), read here
  • Interviewed for, quoted in, and cited in Caitlyn Bronson, House Bill to Require Gun Owners to Carry Liability Insurance, Bus. Am. (June 1, 2015), read here
  • Quoted and cited in Alex Allen, New Bill Would Require Gun Owners to Have Liability Insurance, Digital J.(June 1, 2015), read here. 
  • Cited by Chris Eger, Legal experts question Newtown lawsuit viability, com (Dec. 18, 2014), read here. 
  • Interviewed for and quoted heavily in Caitlin Bronson, New Sandy Hook lawsuit draws attention to gun liability insurance, Bus. Am. (Dec. 17, 2014), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted heavily in Caitlin Bronson, Should gun liability insurance be required?, Bus. Am. (Aug. 12, 2014), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted heavily in Jesse Buchanan, Authorities not yet enforcing weapons law,com (Apr. 13, 2014), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, House Votes to Extend Law Banning 3D-Printed Guns for 10 Years, com (Dec. 3, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Law Banning 3D-Printed Guns Up for Crucial Vote, com (Dec. 2, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for and heavily quoted in Caitlin Bronson, Warnings issued over gun-owner liability insurance model, Bus. Am. (Nov. 27, 2013), read here
  • Earlier interview cited in Hugh McQuaid, Second Challenge to CT’s New Gun Law Filed, CT News Junkie(May. 22, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Banned 3D Gun Plans Still Available Online, skyNEWSHD, (May 10, 2013, 10:43 GMT), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Is Downloading and Manufacturing a 3D-Printed Gun Illegal?, com (May 6, 2013),  read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Bruno Matarazzo Jr., Second Amendment at center stage:  Challengers to new gun laws set for costly fight, Republican Am. (Apr. 10, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Jesse Buchanan, Handgun permit applications tax local police, com (Apr. 9, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for and quoted in Hugh McQuaid, Challenges Mulled As Gun Bill Becomes Law, CT News Junkie(Apr. 4, 2013), read here
  • Interviewed for evening news by Toni Terzi (Fox61 CT television broadcast Apr. 4, 2013), read here.
  • Interviewed for NPR News by Mark Herz (WSHU Public Radio broadcast Dec. 19, 2012), listen here.