FBI NICS 2020 Numbers Almost Already Ahead of Record Year in 2016
With a massive increase for September, the FBI NICS background checks have almost already topped the 2016 record with three months left to spare in 2020.
June 2020 NICS Background Checks Set All-Time Monthly Record
As civil unrest continues to grow across America, the FBI has reported an all-time NICS background checks record of more than 3.9 million for June 2020.
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FBI NICS Checks Hit 2.37 Million in March for Second Highest Month Ever
With the coronavirus pandemic washing over the US, the FBI reported 2.375 million NICS checks in March 2020, an 80.4 percent increase over March 2019.
Op-Ed: COVID-19 Crashed the NICS System, So It’s Finally Time to Fix It
The National Instant Background Check System (NICS) has had problems for a while, but COVID-19 might finally be the push needed to fix it.
New Jersey Gun Sales Halted as Governor Shuts Down NICS System
As all legal New Jersey gun sales must go through the NICS Background Check System, the state's residents are now left without a means to acquire firearms.
UC Davis Study Shows Homicides Not Reduced by Background Checks
While anti-gunners tout the benefits of universal background checks, a UC Davis study shows that these laws have not reduced homicides in California.
FBI Processes Record Number of NICS Checks in May 2018
The FBI processed 2,002,992 gun background checks through the NICS for May 2018, setting a new all-time record for that particular month.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Calls for Universal Background Checks
Democrat Pennsylvania Governorn Tom Wolf is urging state legislators to pass 'commonsense' gun laws, including universal background checks.
March 2018 NICS Gun Background Checks Set New Record
The FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 2,767,699 gun background checks in March 2018, setting a new record.