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Poll Shows Continued Support for Firearm Background Checks

Poll Shows Continued Support for Firearm Background Checks  SEATTLE, WA - A newly conducted poll among Washington voters shows strong support for a ballot that would require background checks for all gun sales across the state. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for [more]

New Gun Safety Group for Sensible Gun Laws

New Gun Safety Group for Sensible Gun Laws  For years, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has remained unchallenged in both strength and influence. Initially a hunting club, its founding members created the organization in 1871 to support hunting, marksmanship and to promote responsible [more]

FBI No Background Check for Pot Dealers

FBI No Background Check for Pot Dealers  OLYMPIA, Wash. - Individuals interested in getting into the marijuana business do not go through background checks. The FBI's refusal of the checks would apparently complicate the efforts taken by the state to keep criminals [more]

Fears of Strict Gun Control Sets 2013 Gun Check Record

Fears of Strict Gun Control Sets 2013 Gun Check Record  The number of background checks for 2013 grew by almost 2 million compared to the figures in 2012. According to Breitbart News, the number of checks reached 21,093,273 for firearm purchasers. Researchers believe that fears [more]

Advice from Gun Shops to Holiday Gun Buyers

Advice from Gun Shops to Holiday Gun Buyers With Christmas just around the corner, people are now making their wish list of presents to purchase. If you have checked your list twice and a gun is part of that list, then you might [more]

FBI Accepting Applications for Norfolk Citizen Academy

FBI Accepting Applications for Norfolk Citizen Academy NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The FBI Field Office in Norfolk, which has hosted its annual Citizens Academy Program, since 2004, is now accepting applicants for the program. The Agency's goal is to give businesses, community leaders, [more]



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

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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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