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Reasons for firearm purchase denial following an NICS background check 2018

Federal denials resulting from background checks done by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the United States from 1998 to 2018

Reasons for firearm purchase denial following an NICS background check 2018 This statistic shows the total number of federal denials following a background check done by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the United States from 1998 to 2018. The NICS background checks are used by Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to buy firearms or explosives. As of April 2018, a total of 181,282 background checks have led to a Federal denial because the buyer was a fugitive from justice.
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Federal denials resulting from background checks done by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the United States from 1998 to 2018

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This statistic shows the total number of federal denials following a background check done by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the United States from 1998 to 2018. The NICS background checks are used by Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to buy firearms or explosives. As of April 2018, a total of 181,282 background checks have led to a Federal denial because the buyer was a fugitive from justice.
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