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'Trump Slump' buster: Black Friday gun sales could break records

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'Trump Slump' buster: Black Friday gun sales could break records

'Trump Slump' buster: Black Friday gun sales could break records

It could be a record-breaking year for the number of gun-related background checks.

Black Friday and other holiday shopping may provide the boost to push numbers over the top.

BETWEEN BLACK FRIDAYAND OTHER HOLIDAYSHOPPING- WE ARE ONTRACK FOR A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR.THAT RECORD?THE NUMBER OFBACKGROUND CHECKSFOR PEOPLE BUYINGGUNS.CONSUMER INVESTIGATORCAT REID IS TRACKINGWHAT'S BEHIND THETREND.WHEN IT COMES TO BLACKFRIDAY SHOPPINGBrandi Mattox/Black FridayShopper-two places last night.

And thisis our third stop todayEVERYONE HAS THAT ONEBIG ITEM IN MINDnats of ChrisTHAT WAS THE CASE FORCHRIS AND BRANDIMATTOX-Chris Mattox/Black FridayShopper-we're probably looking forsome sigs and some glocksBrandi Mattox-I'm gonna work on getting myconcealed carryBLACK FRIDAY IS THEBUSIEST DAY OF THE YEARFOR FRONTIER JUSTICEWITH SHOPPERS EAGERTO PULL THE TRIGGER ONA PURCHASEBren Brown/President of FrontierJustice-we had 175 people in line herein Missouri, about 150 peoplein line in KansasTHAT MEANT A PACKEDROOM OF SHOPPERSWAITING TO FIND OUT IFTHEY COULD PACK HEATBrown-the background checks to getyour firearm purchased is aslow process today...becausethey don't expand their officesfor black fridayCat Reid-it;s already a record year forbackground checks.

The FBIstarted doing them in 1998,and for the first time thisyear,the number of checks hasn'tdropped below two millioneach monthBrown-it's called the trump slump.when trump got into office,people felt very safe in theirfirearms rights, and so nowthat the election year isaround the corner, people arestarting to question what couldhappen next and what ifsomeone else got into officewho isn't as pro gun as he is.THE RECORD FORBACKGROUND CHECKSWAS SET IN 2016- WITH27.5 MILLION PERFORMED.BY THE END OF OCTOBER-THIS YEAR'S TOTAL WASALREADY AT 22.9 MILLION,AND THAT'S BEFOREBLACK FRIDAY ANDHOLIDAY SALES.MEANING THIS YEAR WECOULD HIT AN ALL TIMEHIGH.nats of ChrisTHE MATTOXES SAYPERSONAL SAFETY, NOTPOLITICS BROUGHT THEMTO THE STOREChris mattox-guns are a great equalizerAND A BOOMING BUSINESSTHIS YEARI'M CONSUMERINVESTIGATOR CAT REID,41 ACTION NEWS




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