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46,455 Background Checks For Gun Purchases Each Day Under Obama

Posted By admin On May 3, 2013 @ 5:31 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
CNS News [1]
May 3, 2013

There have been 72,005,482 background checks for gun purchases since President Obama took office, according to data [2] released by the FBI.

In 2009, the FBI conducted 14,033,824 background checks.  If we subtract the month of January (Obama did not assume office until the end of the month) we get 12,819,939.

The FBI conducted 14,409,616 background checks in 2010, 16,454,951 in 2011, and 19,592,303 in 2012.

Add to that the first four months of 2013 (2,495,440, 2,309,393, 2,209,407 and 1,714,433 respectively) and the total number of background checks under President Obama comes to 72,005,482.

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[1] CNS News: http://cnsnews.com/blog/gregory-gwyn-williams-jr/46455-background-checks-gun-purchases-each-day-under-obama

[2] data: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/nics/reports/total-nics-background-checks-1998_2013_monthly_yearly_totals-033113.pdf

[3] 70,291,049 Background Checks for Gun Purchases Under Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/70291049-background-checks-for-gun-purchases-under-obama.html

[4] FBI Conducting 32 Gun Purchase Background Checks Per Minute Under Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fbi-conducting-32-gun-purchase-background-checks-per-minute-under-obama.html

[5] FBI: Record number of gun background checks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fbi-record-number-of-gun-background-checks.html

[6] California Senate Approves Background Checks, Permits and Fees for Ammunition Purchases: http://www.prisonplanet.com/california-senate-approves-background-checks-permits-and-fees-for-ammunition-purchases.html

[7] Gun talks hit a snag in Senate over universal background checks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gun-talks-hit-a-snag-in-senate-over-universal-background-checks.html

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