Americans have been purchasing guns at an increased rate for the last few years.
The FBI ran 187,585 background checks this Black Friday alone for firearm purchases.
This broke 2020’s reecord of 186,645.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) also reports that 687,788 NICS checks were done by the FBI for that entire week.
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Americans are weary about the wave of crime over the last several years, which has been excused by many liberals and media members.
If the government refuses to protect its citizens, then the citizens will protect themselves.
Breitbart has more on the increasing sale of firearms this year:
The FBI conducted 187,585 National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) checks on gun sales and transfers on Black Friday 2021 alone.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reports the Black Friday 2021 NICS checks surpassed those of 2020, which came in at 186,645.
Moreover, NSSF noted that the FBI performed a total of 687,788 NICS checks during the entire week, including those on Black Friday.
Here's more on the boom in sales from our friends at the Washington Examiner:
“This figure of over 687,000 background checks is truly remarkable,” said Joe Bartozzi, NSSF president and CEO, in a statement.
“This year has already been shaping up to be the second strongest year for firearm sales on record, second only to 2020’s record-breaking number of 21 million background checks for a firearm sale. We anticipate, based on annual data, that firearm sales will rise during the final month of the year coinciding with hunting seasons and holiday sales. This figure, though, underscores the appetite for lawful firearm ownership in America and the resilience of the firearm and ammunition industry to meet that demand,” he added.
Black Friday has been a big day for gun purchases over the last several years.