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]
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]
Earlier this year, there was a debate over a new gun bill, the major concern was whether to expand the FBI NICs background check to cover private sales. The people for the expanded checks like [more]
Weeks after the tragic shooting at a Washington Navy Yard, a Senate Committee is now taking in testimony on the federal background check process. The hearing is to held before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security [more]
South Carolina Background Check and Gun Laws
A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in another place where he has a right to be, including, but not limited to, his place of business, has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his ground and meet force with force, including deadly force, if he reasonably believes it is necessary to prevent death or great bodily injury to himself or another person or to prevent the commission of a violent crime as defined in Section 16-1-60.