- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -

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]


Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com

URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fbi-record-number-of-gun-background-checks.html

URLs in this post:

[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/

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

[6] 46,455 Background Checks For Gun Purchases Each Day Under Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/46455-background-checks-for-gun-purchases-each-day-under-obama.html

[7] 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

[8] Reid bill would require background checks to purchase black powder: http://www.prisonplanet.com/reid-bill-would-require-background-checks-to-purchase-black-powder.html

Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.