Yes, I did buy a Ruger AR 556 this last month. The background check took the longest of any I have gone through. Likely because lots of Americans are exercising their God-given, Constitutionally-protected right to bear arms
As the calls for an increase in gun control is heard throughout the political elite, we the little people continue to vote with our wallets.
The FBI reported a total of 1,853,815 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) background checks were conducted in August 2016 – that’s a 6% increase from August 2015. Not too shabby, considering the August 2015 adjusted NICS figure of 1,031,959 was the second-highest August on record.