Gun Purchase Approval Times Soar In Colorado

Denver Media

A spike in requests for background checks on firearms buyers in Colorado has  overwhelmed the system that businesses use to track how long the checks will  take.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s online wait-time clock for background  checks tops out at 99 hours and 59 minutes. The Denver Post  reports the wait is now more than 100 hours, leaving potential buyers to guess  on exact wait times.

The checks once took minutes, but request for background checks spiked after  the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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  1. dick grace, 28 December, 2012

    A significant increase in hunting no doubt!


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