More People Are Buying Guns. Fewer People Are Getting Background Checks.

America’s gun background check system, designed to keep weapons out of the hands of people who might use them in crimes, has struggled to keep up with record firearms sales over the past year — even as violent crime has risen dramatically in many U.S. cities. In recent years, the FBI — which manages the … Continue reading More People Are Buying Guns. Fewer People Are Getting Background Checks.