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Month-by-month data for the number of firearms background checks initiated through the NICS from November 1998 to July 31, 2018.
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, is all about saving lives and protecting people from harm—by not letting guns fall into the wrong hands. It also ensures the timely transfer of firearms to eligible gun buyers.
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