Tag Archive: No. 47 12/05/2014


on December 6, 2014 in E News

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 21, No. 47 12/05/2014

AP Reporter Grasps for Negative Spin on Gun Sales Surge Last week, Associated Press reporter Matt Stroud incorrectly implied that the recent increase in firearm-related background checks run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) frequently results in violent criminals beating the system and acquiring guns. Noting that in situations in which NICS cannot complete a check on a prospective gun buyer within three business days, a firearm dealer is allowed to transfer a firearm to the person, Stroud hyperbolically wrote, “More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system. . . ....

AP Reporter Grasps for Negative Spin on Gun Sales Surge Last week, Associated Press reporter Matt Stroud incorrectly implied that the recent increase in firearm-related background checks run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) frequently results...

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