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New York law requires gun owners with domestic-violence misdemeanors to surrender their firearms

New York law requires gun owners with domestic-violence misdemeanors to surrender their firearms Federal law already prohibits those with a criminal record from obtaining firearms, but a newly passed law in New York aims to expand that to include people who had had domestic violence convictions. The new bill, which New York lawmakers have just recently approved along with the state’s new budget, [more]

President Trump to ban all rifle bump stocks and similar automatic-fire accessories

President Trump to ban all rifle bump stocks and similar automatic-fire accessories Ever since the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, where the shooter used a bump stock-equipped rifle to kill 58 people, the particular accessory has been under scrutiny. Now, President Donald Trump has announced that he will be banning the buying and selling of the gun accessory to finally end the [more]

Youth groups now calling for action and gun control following Parkland shooting

Youth groups now calling for action and gun control following Parkland shooting Several youth groups, including those formed by students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have started to rally in different locations across the country in an effort to stress the importance of gun control. A group called Teens for Gun Reform, which was organized by students through Facebook staged [more]

January 2018 NICS data reveals continuing drop in background checks and gun sales

January 2018 NICS data reveals continuing drop in background checks and gun sales The FBI has recently released the official FBI NICS Background Check data for January 2018 and it looks like the country's gun sales are continuing its steady decline. According to the recently published data, estimated firearms sales last month fell by 8 percent. Dealers across the country managed to process [more]

FBI orders ATF agents to retrieve 4,000 guns from prohibited users

FBI orders ATF agents to retrieve 4,000 guns from prohibited users The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reportedly sent a request for agents of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives to retrieve more than 4,000 firearms that were purchased last year. The guns to be confiscated are from owners who should have been prohibited from acquiring them in the [more]

US Air Force failed to report Sutherland Springs shooter's conviction to FBI

US Air Force failed to report Sutherland Springs shooter's conviction to FBI The United States Air Force has announced that it has already launched an investigation to find out why the criminal records for Devin Patrick Kelly, the shooter who killed 26 church-goers in Sutherland Springs, weren't forwarded to the FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System. According to application forms acquired [more]



United States Gun Laws and the FBI NICs Background Check System


Everything you need to know about gun ownership, firearm laws specific to your state, and information about the FBI Instant Criminal Background Check System (FBI NICs). Learn about the National Rifle Association (NRA), the Brady Campaign, the U.S. Second Amendment rights and other information on organizations, that are both for and against gun control. Get updated on up and coming news across the United States, news that affect how we purchase and own our firearms.
 
 
Details on the Brady Gun Background Check Act, how it came to be and what it means to gun owners across the country. Learn more about the law itself, its aims, goals, objective, and how it plans to get firearms off the hands of those who shouldn’t have them.
Learn about your constitutional rights and the different U.S. Federal gun laws and regulations as well as other important gun ownership information. Each state in the country is governed by different regulations, laws, and limits. Learn more about them here.
Information on the FBI NICs Online E-check and gun purchase verification, how it works and how it helps make gun checks easier and faster. Through the use of technology and improved database management, the NICs background check system is continually becoming faster and more reliable.
Details of the FBI Instant Criminal Background Check Systems, or FBI NICS system, its objectives and processes and how it is vital to protecting our safety and our constitutional rights. Learn about its humble beginning and how the department itself has grown into being a huge part of the United States government.
Gun law related news and updates. Articles and news about issues concerning gun owners and our rights to bear arms. Get the latest of what is happening in the world of firearms and law enforcement as they relate to background checking and U.S. gun laws.
Overview and insight into the US constitution’s second amendment, its origins and what it means to US citizens and their right to own guns and firearms. Learn about the ins and outs of the constitutional right and arm yourself with the proper knowledge.
 
 

NICs Background Check Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about the FBI NICs Check System:
 
 
Background Check FAQs

– What is the FBI NICS?
– How will FFLs contact NICS?
– If the NICS “crashes,” what are the back-up provisions available?
– How do multiple purchases work in accordance with a NICS check?
– What does the NICS system contain that other background checks don’t?
 

State Specific Firearm Laws Directory

 

state background check and gun lawsGun Check and Firearm Laws by State  

United States gun laws and regulations listed by state. Includes state specific policies on firearm possession, carrying, acquiring, buying, selling, and distributing. Details on firearm permits, licensing and important gun ownership information throughout the different states in the US.

 


 
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