Background may refer to:
Background (journalism)
Computer wallpaper
Cultural heritage
Ethnic background
Field (heraldry), background of a shield
Natural heritage
Operational definition, distinction between an object from its background of observation; identifying what is and is not part of it
Performing arts and stagecraft:
Background actor
Background artist
Background light
Background music
Background story
Background vocals
Science and engineering:
Background extinction rate
Background independence, a condition in theoretical physics
Background noise
Background radiation, the natural radiation that is always present in a location
Background (astronomy), small amounts of light coming from otherwise dark parts of the sky
Cosmic background (disambiguation)
Gravitational wave background
X-ray background

Background process, software that is running but not being displayed
String background
Recorded works:
Background (1953 film), a British drama
Background (1973 film), a documentary
Background (album), 1992 album by Lifetime

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  1. Fox364

    Oregon  Im missing

    I did the paperwork for a background check on Thursday last week. Told 5 -6 days expecting a phone call yesterday evening or this morning. I called Coastal and was responded with the awnser of i can't find you in the system. Has this happened to anyone else and is there a way a non ffl can...
  2. T


    With the changes in transferring a firearm after July 1st I have some questions. Is there still a 4473 form filled out and local LE requests a NICS check? The reason for the question is I have a UPIN and cannot pass NICS if the number isn't submitted with the background check request. Form 4473...
  3. CountryGent

    Other State  California to require background checks for ammo purchases

    Just continues to circle the drain in the Golden State: California to require background checks for ammo purchases
  4. Koda

    Oregon  penalty for not doing a background check

    Prohibition from gun ownership for life.... Man who illegally transferred gun used in murder-suicide goes to jail
  5. RicInOR

    Background on Background Checks

    Gun Background Checks: How the State Came To Decide Who Can and Cannot Buy a Firearm
  6. 2

    What's your "Gun Related" desktop background?

    Mine consists of many at 1920x1080 minimum size, "Tekmat" style for every firearm in my collection. Here's the latest added to my Gun Smith library. (Minus the large water marks)
  7. RicInOR

    National  S42 A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

    S42 | US Congress 2019-2020 | Background Check Expansion Act | TrackBill (Also SB42) Private Party Sales. How a Freedom Becomes a Felony An excerpt: "... the pending bills are an unconstitutional expansion of congressional power specified in the Commerce Clause of Article 1, Section 8 of the...
  8. G8rHunter

    National  So, Who Are Background Checks for?

    Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks | Fox News
  9. Other State  Nevada - Background Checks for Private Gun Sales Signed

    I thought that someone may have already put this up but I did not see it here. Sisolak signs Nevada gun background checks bill into law Home >> News >> Politics and Government >> 2019 Legislature Sisolak signs Nevada gun background checks bill into law Cate
  10. arakboss

    Oregon  SB 501 will do away with online background check process?

    In section 8. (2) (d) of the SB 501 bill it only provides for a telephone method as requirement to complete background check processs with OSP. Does that mean no more online background checks for FFLs? That should rile up the FFLs. " (d) The gun dealer shall request by telephone that the...
  11. arakboss

    Oregon  Does SB 501 Section 7 require background check for ammo transfers? I say it does.

    Sorry if I missed it being discussed in the other sb 501 threads but I haven't seen it discussed. I believe Section 7. (1) lays out the requirement to complete the same background check process for your 20rnds of ammo as is required for transfer of firearm. Am I misreading it? SECTION 7. (1)...
  12. Joe Link

    National  House Democrats Pledge Passage Of Expanded Gun Background Checks Bill

    House Democrats Pledge Passage Of Expanded Gun Background Checks Bill
  13. muppetman

    FFL for Transfer / background check WA - Tukwilla / Seattle

    I'm looking for a reputable and reliable FFL / Dealer to transfer an AR Pistol and lower in and around the Seattle / Tukwilla region. Looking for good price and ease of process. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks in advance
  14. rdb241

    National  HR8, More Back Ground Checks at the Federal level

    House Democrats to Introduce National Universal Background Check Bill Today - The Truth About Guns
  15. RicInOR

    Other State  Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths

    Johns Hopkins Study: California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths | Jon Miltimore Study does not find population-level changes in firearm homicide or suicide rates in California 10 years after comprehensive background check and violent misdemeanor policies enacted...
  16. RicInOR

    National  Background Check System

    SURE, YOU CAN TRUST THE GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE: DOD: Incompetence Led Air Force Not to Share Shooter’s Criminal Records With FBI: ‘The failures had drastic consequences and should not have occurred.’ “The investigators found the same mistakes were repeated over and over again by...
  17. RicInOR

    Other State  Social Media Check, As Part of Gun Purchase Background?

    CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: New York Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase. “Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. Kevin Palmer’s proposal would allow authorities to review three years of social media history and one year of internet search...
  18. Sporting Systems

    Background check changes in WA - verified details included

    The Gunshot Not Heard Across Washington - (updated post from this AM) With the click of a mouse, some data came to light that is waking up gun owners across Washington State. Effective July 1, 2019, Washington’s FFLs (Federal Firearm Licensee) will no longer run NICS checks for residents with a...
  19. MDL

    National  USA Today poll backs GOA on failed background checks

    Brady background check has failed to live up to its promises
  20. Joe Link

    National  Firearms companies fret as background checks level off, anti-gun activists push

    Firearms companies fret as background checks level off, anti-gun activists push
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