Bad news for Michael Bloomberg: It turns out that Americans really like guns. While most of the focus for Black Friday is on the half-priced TVs, and Victoria Secret sales, a sizeable portion of Americans decided to head to their local gun store and pick up a new firearm.
Black Friday is known for being the biggest domestic shopping day of the year – and the firearm industry doesn’t generally miss out. On a typical day, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System processes about 58,000 background checks for firearm transfers. Last year, Black Friday surged to 145,000 checks. And this year is expected match or exceed last year’s numbers.
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