ABC News: Economics professor speaks on record gun permits before election

The number of people seeking gun permits has increased before Election Day, according to the FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS. So, what is causing this surge in gun-related purchases? Economic Professor Jurgen Brauer shares his views in the ABC News story “Record Number of Gun Background Checks Before Election.”

ABC News: Record Number of Gun Background Checks Before Election

November 3, 2016

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