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US Gun Sales Surge on Black Friday

By most accounts last week’s Black Friday sales were tepid at best, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed one product that was flying off the shelves in the United States: guns. According to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System, 185,345 requests for background checks were processed on Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving, which is considered the biggest shopping day of the year. "This was an approximate 5 percent increase over the 175,754...

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