FBI background check for guns on Black Friday breaks record

Black Friday turned into FBI background check day for guns.

This year’s Black Friday set a single-day record for the number of FBI firearms background checks.

The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed 185,713 transactions, surpassing the previous single-day record set on Black Friday 2015, said FBI spokesman Stephen Fischer. The previous record was 185,345 checks in one day.

The number of background checks conducted across the country has increased at a record pace in recent years, with the 23.1 million checks reported by the FBI in 2015 eclipsing the previous record of nearly 21.1 million checks in 2013.

Read the rest here via Washington Times

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s