US Firearms Purchases Spike During Pandemic, According To FBI RecordsBackground checks associated with the sale, transfer or permitting of firearms in the country set an all-time record in June when the FBI conducted more than 3.9 million checks.
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Thousands Lie To Try And Buy A Gun; Few In North Texas Ever PunishedA CBS 11 I-Team investigation found in the 100 counties that make up the Northern District of Texas, in the past five years, only nine people were prosecuted for providing a false statement on a gun form.
PD: Call By Father Helps Avert Possible Midland-Odessa Copycat Shooting In Fort WorthOfficials in Fort Worth say a possible copycat shooter in Fort Worth was stopped thanks to a phone call from the man's father.
Sources: Midland-Odessa Shooter Denied Gun Purchase After Being Determined 'Mentally Unfit'CBS 11 has confirmed the Midland-Odessa shooter, Seth Ator, purchased his AR-style rifle from a private seller and not a gun store.
Uber Increasing Number Of Driver Background ChecksUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
Trump Doesn't Set Age For Guns, Defers On Arming TeachersPresident Donald Trump's plan to prevent school shootings doesn't increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21 and leaves the question of arming teachers to states and local communities.
Texas Senator, NRA Support Alerts When Gun Buyers Fail Background ChecksA bipartisan group of U.S. senators want state law enforcement to be alerted when someone who isn't allowed to buy a gun tries to purchase one. The NRA supports this, too.
President Trump Says More Must Be Done To Protect Children As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.
White House: President Supports Improving Gun Background ChecksThe White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
Cities Sue Defense Department Over Gun-Check System FailuresNew York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers that the military's broken system for relaying such information helped spur the massacre of 26 people inside a Texas church last month.
Air Force: Lapse In Kelley Case Was Part Of PatternIn a written statement on progress in its investigation, the Air Force blamed gaps in "training and compliance measures" for the lapse involving Devin P. Kelley, who had been convicted of assaulting his then-wife and stepson in 2012.
Sessions Orders Review Of Background Check System For GunsThe move comes after the Air Force acknowledged that a man who killed more than two dozen people in a south Texas church this month should have had his name and domestic violence conviction submitted to the database.
Different Laws And Databases Affect Gun Background ChecksThere are a lot of complexities in the laws when it comes to buying and carrying guns.
Jobs Report: Know The Facts About Employee Background ChecksEmployee Background Checks are getting more sophisticated these days. You should know, companies are doing more than calling to verify your work history.