The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bullets First
As you may have heard, last year the FBI issued more than 4000 requests to the BATFE to seize guns from prohibited buyers. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is supposedly an instant background check for people trying to purchase firearms and the information is supposed to be deleted upon an successful check.
But thanks to Obama being the firearm salesmen of the year, many times the system was overwhelmed and could not process all the background checks “instantly.” Federal law mandates that if a check cannot go through within a 72 hour period the sale must go forward for a right delayed is a right denied.
This is where things get interesting.
If the check eventual goes through when the FBI has time to get around to it and the gun purchaser is a felon, has a history of mental disease or is in some otherpost was originally published on this site