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Of forget a Kindle or an iPad -- halt holiday items this season will guns.
The FBI reports a record number -- of -- sales just in the month of December.
What's this all about -- will.
The you have to when you buy gonna -- the instant background of tech and what the FBI found was that needs of the numbers they know of them to me this morning.
That December 23 the Friday right before Christmas is the second highest state for those background -- 102000.
222 in the roughly six days before Christmas -- process more than 500000.
Of these background checks.
So people were buying firearms -- -- begun to rifles.
In numbers far greater than we've seen a long time now depending who you ask if you ask the NRA.
That this statement it's not they did not -- the -- -- from another news article essentially they say that people who worried about security.
That this is Americans wanted to protect themselves but also the folks over the Brady campaign.
To prevent gun violence there saying look these are repeat buyers people already have a firearm -- buying more -- it's not about feeling afraid or anxious because violent crimes actually -- in this country.
What was that number that that one Friday December 23 102222.
Background checks and you could be buying multiple firearms at that time.
That the record.
Prior to that was Black Friday November 25 129166.
Background checks and if -- go backward it was below -- 100000 but.
On Black Friday -- a 102000.
On the Friday brought before Christmas now that's background checks if you have a background check done on you you've expressed a desire to buy handgun or rifle or fire absolute.
This enormous number it's an enormous number and it's it's a record.
Shoes I got another -- -- go with this -- I mean I can't explaining it's well hello reason why you know I think all of us.
We we think guns and people immediately think of the protection angle or the these -- admiral -- that the people forget that there are a lot of people who collect firearms.
There -- people who shoots there is sport rivalry you know summer camps teach kids how to shoot rifles -- -- there's a whole sport element of firearms that has nothing to do.
With the ongoing debate over violent.
And on different englishmen that's an astonishing thing because handguns banned in England you can't handle.
You just you can have some farmers have a long guns that handguns you can't have.
That's another story for another day because we think is going to be in America -- laughs with might right.
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