Black Friday And The ‘Ferguson’ Effect

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Of the 10 days on which the FBI has conducted the most background checks since December 1998, two are the last two Black Fridays.

As WaPo reports, it's not just Best Buy and JCPenney that sees throngs of Americans herding hungirly in anticipation of a 'deal', many hope for a discounted firearm at stores like Cabela's – and guns make popular gifts. However, the flood of demand on Black Friday is actually a problem for the oh-so-efficient government…

In 2013, 186,000 people were allowed to buy weapons without a background check at all, according to the AP, after the FBI was unable
to process their applications within the legal window of three days
. This year demand is even higher…

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