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Colorado gun sales remain at high volume, prompting $1.3 million request to speed up background checks

Lucy Haggard, The Colorado Sun
Colorado and the rest of the nation has seen a spike in gun sales and the background checks that precede them.
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A surge in demand for firearms during the coronavirus pandemic means Colorado’s background check process currently takes at least 500 times longer than normal – and it’s not slowing down any time soon. 

In an effort to speed the process back up, the Polis administration is asking state lawmakers to approve $1.3 million in emergency spending to hire more staff as soon as October.

surge in demand for firearms during the coronavirus pandemic means Colorado’s background check process currently takes at least 500 times longer than normal – and it’s not slowing down any time soon. 

In an effort to speed the process back up, the Polis administration is asking state lawmakers to approve $1.3 million in emergency spending to hire more staff as soon as October.

Read more via The Colorado Sun.

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