ATF Audits Reveal 1-in-4 NH Gun Line Background Checks Are Wrong

ATF Audits Reveal 1-in-4 NH Gun Line Background Checks Are Wrong

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Opinion By Susan Olsen, Director of Legislation, Women’s Defense League of NH ATF Audits Reveal 1-in-4 NH Gun Line Background Checks Are Wrong New Hampshire – -( AmmoLand.com )- New Hampshire House Bill 109 – calling for Universal Background Checks for every purchase of a firearm – will wrongfully deny even more Granite Staters their rights! It is sponsored by NH Democrat Representative Katherine Rogers [yes, the same Democrat Rep who pleaded guilty to assault the day before Christmas 2017]. After Right to Know Requests were filed, the results of two federally conducted audits performed by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, revealed that the NH Department of Safety’s “Gun Line” was repeatedly found guilty of: 1) Misuse of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS); and, 2) Entering “invalid” records in NICS Out of a statistical sample – a SAMPLE – of 400 entries into NICS by the NH Gun Line, the ATF audits found that 109, a whopping 27.25%, were wrongly entered, and sent to NICS without valid documentation. *1,2 Bear in mind, the ACCEPTABLE “threshold” of error for one of these audits – called the “Integrity of NICS Index Records Policy” – is 10%. New Hampshire’s Gun Line errors were nearly 3 times the acceptable 10% “integrity threshold” and the only recourse for persons affected is a lengthy and costly appeal process while the bureaucrats responsible for the error suffer no consequences at all. As the anti-gunners like to say: “If only one person’s […]

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