Rate of rejection on gun purchasing background checks

According to the FBI, over 101 million background checks have been made by the FBI on would-be purchasers of firearms in the United States since 1998.  Out of these 101 million, 1.5 percent of applicants have been rejected from purchasing a gun.

 

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  1. Source: Dave Schiller, “Gun dealers rarely charged in trafficking plots,” Houston Chronicle, May 24, 2009.

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