Gun Background-Checks Reveal Firearms Demand Slumped After COVID Mania• https://www.zerohedge.com by Tyler Durden
Now the latest background check data shows the gun-buying craze wanes, though it remains elevated.
According to data from the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), unadjusted criminal background checks slid 12% to 2.67 million in January. Compared with 2022 figures, background checks increased by 3.2% from 2.59 million. However, NICS checks were down 43% from 4.69 million (a record high) in March 2021.