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 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs