Guns Sales Sky Rocket – Highest Black Friday Period In NICS History

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Guns Sales Sky Rocket – Highest Black Friday Period In NICS History
National Shooting Sports Foundation
National Shooting Sports Foundation

NEWTOWN, Conn – -( The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) reports that it processed 185,345 transactions on Nov. 27 2015, Black Friday, making the day the highest Black Friday ever.

And the highest day in National Instant Criminal Background Check System history!

The highest previous day was Dec. 21, 2012 with 177,170 background checks.

For the entire Nov. 26-29 2015 four-day Black Friday period 368,774 checks were completed, a 9.9 percent increase over the 335,555 checks conducted over the corresponding 2014 4-day period.

It should be noted that these statistics represent the number of firearm background checks initiated through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

They do not represent the number of firearms sold, but are a leading indicator. Based on varying state laws and purchase scenarios, a one-to-one correlation cannot be made between a firearm background check and a firearm sale.

About NSSF  The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to

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If the Government want a Civil war let them make the 1st move. Through the death and blood we wont start it but I know WE will finally win our FREEDOM and finish it from their theat Who knows how many privite guns that are out there

Ray Burby

It looks to me that people actually listened to the whitehouse and had that family discussion on thanksgiving about gun violence.