In 2020, as concerns over COVID-19 and violent unrest gripped the nation, Americans demonstrated unprecedented support for their right to keep and bear arms. The FBI conducted a record-setting 39.6 million National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks in 2020.
Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told a group of attorneys that individual rights were at increased risk of government encroachment—including the right to keep and bear arms.
2020 has seen a sharp increase in Chicago violence.
The Blacklist casts a negative light on those who lawfully protect themselves.