Pelosi said the present NCIS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) is working just fine:
We have come together in a bipartisan way to put together what we thought would save the most lives. And that is to have background checks, gun violence prevention background checks, and to have them be effective.
But of course even a great system such as NCIS can be improved by expanding those background checks to include every private gun transaction between every private citizen, just to make sure the government knows everything. Said Pelosi: “We’re never going to rest until we get this done.”
The only trouble is that those “bipartisan” efforts didn’t keep Paddock from legally purchasing dozens of firearms. He passed every one of those carefully crafted federal background checks in the process.
But Brady Campaign President Dan Gross stated last November that since the implementation of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in 1968, more than three million gun sales have been stopped:Read more at TheNewAmerican