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Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


In the first quarter of 2007, there were a total of 3,625,639 background checks done.

The first quarter of this year,2013, there were a total of 8,728,673 background checks done.

That's an increase of 5,103,034 in checks during the same months, in each respective year.

In 2012, the total number of background checks by NICS totaled 19,592,303 checks. An increase of more than 3 million over the previous year. In 2007 the total number was 11,177,335.



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re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


The rationality of conservatism.





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Alahunter
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re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


The largest number of background checks have been:

Kentucky
Texas
California
Pennsylvania
Ohio






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Alahunter
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re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


Illinois and California were 2 of 4 states that eclipsed over 1,000,000 background checks last year.





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re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


Just to clarify, are your 2007 numbers (quarter and year) really 2008 numbers, since you are talking about Bush's last year? That's confusing.





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Alahunter
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re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks


Actual 2007 numbers. I guess I should have done 2008.

My bad.






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