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FBI: Record number of gun background checks

Posted By admin On January 3, 2013 @ 10:56 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

KATIE GLUECK
Politico [1]
Jan 3, 2012

The FBI reported a record-high number of background checks for firearms purchases in the month of December, in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

According to a report [2] from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System out Wednesday, there were about 2.8 million background checks on those seeking to purchase firearms last month.

That total was 2 million the previous month, and 1.9 million in December of 2011, news accounts noted [3].

Full article here [1]


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[1] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/fbi-record-gun-background-checks-85710.html?hp=r4

[2] report: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/nics/reports/20130102_1998_2012_state_monthly_totals.pdf

[3] noted: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/02/fbi-background-checks-soar-after-fatal-school-shootings-calls-for-tigher-gun/

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