July 2021 was the second-highest total July for National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks on record.
Total background checks have declined 29%, and total gun sales have declined 47% from last year. June of 2020 was a record-setting month.
The number of NICS checks broke records for each month starting August of 2019 until May of this year, 2021, for 21 months of record gun sales!
April 2021 NICS checks and gun sales broke another record, but just barely. We may have reached a new normal for the level of gun and ammunition sales.
Some bills are easily seen as bad, others are easily recognizable as advances in protecting the Second Amendment. But come legislative items don’t lend themselves to an easy call.
This monitoring of NICS isn’t for prohibited people. It is for monitoring people that are not prohibited from buying a firearm, but the ATF suspects MIGHT be committing a crime in the future.
The number of National Instant background Checks (NICS) for March of 2021 is an all time record. About 2 million of the 4.7 million checks were done for firearm sales.
In the United States, we have a long tradition of “innocent until proven guilty,” but the FBI seems to take the opposite approach when it comes to gun purchase rights.
The policy area with the most synergistic message is also the one that represents what we believe is the greatest potential for impact: Expanded Background Checks.
The February 2021 National Instant background Check System showed record levels of checks, and the second-highest level of gun sales for February, since the systems started recording numbers.
The FBI NICS background check numbers for January, 2021, break all time records for checks in a month, and very high numbers of gun sales in a month.
In December, the number of NICS background checks was 3,937,066, an all-time record. The number of firearms sold in December was about 1.90 million.
The big push behind how the “Charleston Loophole” is painted revolves around the three-day default proceed provisions. The gun banner’s logic is fairly flawed for several reasons.
November has been another record month in the record year of 2020, with over 3.6 million background checks, gun sales for the month are over 1.9 million.
The October 2020 National Instant background Check System (NICS), continues to set new month records for gun sales and background checks.
August 2020 was another record month for both gun sales and National Instant background Check System (NICS) numbers. The number of private guns in the U.S. is estimated at 456 million.
The plaintiffs and their lawyer are looking to blame a party with deeper pockets than the dead killer’s “estate”…
July 2020 set new records for overall background checks in a month and for firearm sales in July. The current trends are for gun sales to be more than 20 million for the year.
Hidden in the language in the bill is the ability to use government COVID-19 funding to bolster the capacity of the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
June continues the record setting run of National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks, which include gun sales, for 2020.