Last updated: February 24. 2014 11:39PM - 977 Views
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A clarification needs to be made for information in a Page 1A story in the Sunday edition of The Times Leader about self-defense issues with firearms.

In 2012, the Pennsylvania Instant Check System handled 1,028,113 transactions for sheriffs and licensed firearm dealers. Of these requests, 57 percent were approved within minutes by the system, while an additional 34 percent were approved during the initial call with operator assistance. The overall approval rate was 92 percent for the year.

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