State gives authorities more than three business days to complete a background check on a potential gun buyer. The scope of these laws vary, and many states can take additional steps to strengthen their laws even further.
Did you know?
The US gun homicide rate is 26 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
Everytown analysis of the most recent year of gun deaths by country (2015 to 2019), GunPolicy.org (accessed January 7, 2022).