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Firearms Sales Jump 6% In September Over Same Month Last Year

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Firearms Sales Jump 6% In September Over Same Month Last Year

Buckeye Firearms Foundation

Buckeye Firearms Foundation

Ohio --(Ammoland.com)- The FBI has released its National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figures for September 2010. NSSF-adjusted figures (770,310) show a 6 percent increase over September of last year (726,572).

The adjusted NICS data were derived by NSSF by subtracting out NICS purpose-code permit checks used by several states such as Kentucky and Utah for CCW permit application checks as well as checks on active CCW permit databases.

Though not a direct correlation to firearms sales, the NSSF-adjusted NICS data provide a more accurate picture of current market conditions.

…In addition to other purposes, NICS is used to check transactions of firearms sales and transfers on new and used handguns and long guns.

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Buckeye Firearms Association is a grassroots political action committee dedicated to defending and advancing the right of Ohio citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities. Visit: www.buckeyefirearms.org

  • 2 User comments to “Firearms Sales Jump 6% In September Over Same Month Last Year”

    1. Steven Nicovich on October 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM said:

      This is funny, the story is based out of Ohio, but the picture used is from a local store here in Medford, OR. The store, Black Bird is well known locally.

    2. Firearm Sales Still on the Rise | Firearms Truth on October 13, 2010 at 8:54 AM said:

      [...] to the Buckeye Firearms Association, via our friends at Ammoland.com, the FBI has released its National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figures for [...]

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