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Article Date: February 2022
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NICS Checks Falter in January

NSSF-adjusted NICS FBI background checks started the New Year with a 42% decline to 1,190,856 from Jan. 2021’s outsized 2,052,130 count, returning to a more normal level viewed historically. The total was slightly higher than 2020’s pre-pandemic 1,171,478, and the best since 2016’s election year fueled 1,362,847 tally other than last year. As we’ve heard from gunmakers and retailers alike, demand ... Log in to view full article.


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