Gun sales boom on Black Friday: Almost 3 background checks per second

| November 28, 2014

Gun sales boom on Black Friday: Almost 3 background checks per second

Gun sales boom on Black Friday: Almost 3 background checks per second – The busiest shopping day of the year also saw a major boom for gun sales, with the federal background check system expected to set a record of more than 144,000 background checks Friday, according to the FBI.  The staggering number of checks — an average of almost three per second, nearly three times the daily average — falls on the shoulders of 600 FBI and contract call center employees who will endure 17-hour workdays in an attempt to complete the background reviews in three business days, as required by law, FBI spokesman Stephen Fischer said.  “Traditionally, Black Friday is one of our busiest days for transaction volume,” Fischer said.

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