TITLE

Firearm Background Checks Increase

AUTHOR(S)
Buol Jr., John M.
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
American Gunsmith;Aug2013, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increase in firearm background checks in the U.S. in 2013. It notes that the Justice Department will spend over 20 million dollars on improving data reporting in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). A survey showed that gun retailers are unhappy with the expanded background check according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Also cited is the increase in gun purchases, according to a report in "The Washington Times."
ACCESSION #
89085802

 

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