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IMPORTANT: NICS Denial Notification Act

For those of you who are unaware, the BATFE has been under constant pressure to come up with more and more limitations and rules, and this is the next round. Of my customers, 90% sail right through without a hitch. Less than 1% get denied, leaving about 9% who are delayed and usually are able […]

NICS Background Checks Skyrocket

HISTORIC NATURE OF 2020 TAKES SHAPE WRITTEN BY JADE MOLDAE

Through the first half of 2020, NSSF-adjusted NICS background checks have been recorded at a blistering pace — with 10,292,725 checks conducted from Jan. 1 through June 30. This figure represents an astronomical jump over the same period in previous years (see chart). It’s […]

NICS Gun Data Sales up 137% Last Month, Highest June in History

Continuing to set new monthly records, last month was the highest June in terms of federal background checks for gun transfers since the system was established.

The unadjusted figures of 3,909,502 checks conducted through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System last month is a 70.6 percent jump from the […]

Americans Bought 13.9 Million Firearms in 2019

The number of NICS background checks conducted by the FBI in 2019 came in at 28,369,750, the highest mark since the agency began the program in 1998. After an adjustment for the volume of concealed-carry permit applications, renewals and other administrative use of the system, Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) estimates the figure reflects […]

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Fear & Loading: Gun Sales—Up Nearly 16 Points in August

National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figures from August indicate firearm sales were up nearly 16 percent in August when compared to the same period in 2018. “Likely single handgun sales (632,415) increased year-over-year by 19.5% while single long-gun sales (430,838) increased year over-year […]

FBI’s NICS Firearm Background Checks in 2019 Hit 2-Million Mark for 6 Straight Months

Record numbers of Americans are seeking to purchase firearms in transactions using the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), launched by the FBI in 1998.

NICS is used by Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to buy firearms. Before ringing up the sale, cashiers call in a […]

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Passes U.S. House of Representatives!

In a resounding show of support for the Second Amendment, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislative package that included H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, and H.R. 4477, the Fix NICS Act of 2017. The bipartisan vote of 231 to 198 advanced a measure that would […]