March figures for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) jumped by 20 percent from the previous year. As you’ll see in the video below, it looks like the April numbers will be high too, as gun dealers are seeing Americans using their tax refunds to buy firearms.
Archives for May 2012
Here’s some anecdotal evidence of the stress facing towns and cities in Rhode Island. Last week, Newport’s city manager proposed a 2.47% increase in the city’s budget for this coming fiscal year: