Member since Jan 2008
Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks (Posted on 5/12/13 at 2:06 pm)
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.
This post was edited on 5/12 at 2:18 pm
Central New Hampshire
Member since Nov 2003
re: Some interesting #'s on NICS background checks (Posted on 5/12/13 at 2:14 pm to Alahunter)
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.