One Million Firearms Sold for 44 Months in a Row
The firearms market continues to experience record growth.
2022 Black Friday Gun Sales Better Than 2021
Over 192,000 NICS checks recorded on the day after Thanksgiving.
Second-Highest Gun Sales in June Despite 1 Million Decline
Firearm sales processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in June totaled roughly 1.4 million units.
2019 Firearm Sales Up in Recent Months
August and September 2019 showed sizable increases in firearm sales, according to new numbers released by the National Shooting Sports Foundation
Latest NICS Numbers Show Firearm Sales Are Up
According to the latest NICS background-check numbers, firearm sales are up compared to the same period last year. See the changes here.
March 2018 NICS Checks Set Monthly Record
March 2018 NICS background checks set a monthly record, hitting the highest number since the system started almost 20 years ago.
Gun Sales Still Strong in April 2017
The number of NICS background checks for April 2017 indicated strong gun sales well into 2017.
Black Friday Registers Highest Single-Day NICS Activity
Black Friday 2016 saw the highest-ever number of FBI background checks, reflecting a tremendous number of firearms sales.
NICS Background Checks Post Biggest February on Record
Firearm sales in the U.S. continue their brisk pace following President Obama’s efforts to impose new forms of restrictions though executive action announced in January.