NICS February 2023

Firearm Sales Remain Strong, Defying Economic Trends

At least one million citizens purchased a firearm in February, the 43rd month in a row it has broken the six-figure mark. The number represents a low estimate, too, reflecting only those transactions that resulted in processing of the buyer’s name through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and subsequent approval as a lawful purchaser.

Indiana Handgun Permits Applications Skyrocket

This past month, Indiana has experienced a massive jump in handgun permits after the state removed a $30 charge on the applications.

Thought on CCWs

Apparently, enough American gun owners are making their feelings known to the politicians, because the majority of states have enacted laws that permit some form of CCW permits.


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