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With recent tragedies such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and talks of semi-automatic guns being banned, background check numbers have risen across the U.S.
Columbus, GA (PRWEB) January 09, 2013
BackgroundCheck.us.org and others in the industry have seen a boost in sales in Connecticut and Georgia in the wake of mass shootings in 2012. The biggest surge in background checks for those who want to buy or carry firearms has taken place in the southern and western U.S.
Since talks of banning semi-automatic guns and other firearms by President Barack Obama, the number of background checks has risen to support new legislation that will tone town gun violence in America, according to The Associated Press. The FBI processed nearly 38,000 requests in Oct. 2012 and about 79,000 requests in Dec. 2012 in Georgia and around the same numbers in Alabama.
Since there is a fear of firearms being limited across the country, gun enthusiasts have been purchasing guns at a rapid rate, causing for more background check needs. In Colorado, the number of background checks rose from nearly 35,000 in Oct. 2012 to almost 53,000 in Dec. 2012.
The Associated Press has also shared: “The Connecticut shootings energized gun buyers more: Background checks surged in December to nearly 2.8 million, compared to 1.6 million in October.” This leads to the conclusion that background checks are in high demand by the government after a major incident or gun violence upset.
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