Background checks skyrocket in March due to gun sales
<![CDATA[The March 2012 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,189,152 is an increase of 20.0 percent over the NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 990,840 in March 2011. For comparison, the unadjusted March 2012 NICS figure of 1,715,125 reflects a 19.3 percent increase from the unadjusted NICS figure of 1,437,709 in March 2011. This marks the 22nd straight month that NSSF-adjusted NICS figures have increased when compared to the same period the previous year.Increased background checks and drug screening in employment is believed to represent how our economy is starting to recover, with things starting to move forward after the period of stagnation. We’ll keep an eye on these numbers, and let you know whether the trend continues. ]]>
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