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Kentucky Enacts Expungement Law allowing felons a chance to erase records

Kentucky Enacts Expungement Law allowing felons a chance to erase records For a petty crime that happened more than 27 years ago, convicted felon West Powell has been having trouble with getting his life straight due to a criminal record that has been keeping him from getting a good job and a good education. Now, Powell's testimony during a state legislative [more]

Shooting Victims sue FBI over Background Check Negligence

Shooting Victims sue FBI over Background Check Negligence Lawsuits against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are not in the realm of impossibility, but a recent one that has been filed against the agency by the survivors of the recent Charleston church shooting does strike a chord in lieu of recent developments in the fight against more sensible [more]

New gun control measures passing through Senate amidst escalating violence

New gun control measures passing through Senate amidst escalating violence Gun control legislations continue to come out of the woodwork as more and more are passed into law throughout the United States in the hopes of preventing further gun related violence. Majority of these gun control measures are aimed at making it more difficult for terrorist and those disqualified by [more]

Hawaii State Could be First in Implementing new 'Groundbreaking' Gun Law

Hawaii State Could be First in Implementing new 'Groundbreaking' Gun Law A brand new gun background check bill that is currently undergoing review, could make Hawaii the first state in the United States to implement a new measure that would list down the names of all gun owners into the FBI database. This new system could them automatically alert the authorities [more]

FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check index data published

FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check index data published In what seems to be an effort for transparency and to notify the citizens of the amount of data that has been collected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI has now released data on the number of records each of states have submitted to the National Instant Criminal [more]

Minnesota Democrats Propose New Extended Background Check Bill

Minnesota Democrats Propose New Extended Background Check Bill Democrats have just announced this week that they are submitting a new bill which will change how residents of Minnesota will be purchasing their firearms. The announcement was well attended by members of two gun advocate organizations, namely the Minnesota chapter of the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in [more]



United States Gun Laws and the FBI NICs Background Checks

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 United States.
Learn about your constitutional rights and the different US Federal gun laws and regulations as well as other important gun ownership information.
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.
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.
Gun law related news and updates. Articles and news about issues concerning gun owners and our rights to bear arms.
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.
Background Check FAQs
NICs Background Check Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about the FBI NICs Check System:
– 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

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Gun 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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