Virginia Breaks Black Friday Gun Transaction Record

Virginia is on pace to break its annual gun sales record following record transactions on Black Friday. AP reports, Virginia State Police statistics show over 39-hundred guns transaction across the state on that one day; breaking the previous record set on the same day last year. The state police statistics come from gun buyers’ mandatory criminal background checks. Not all checks represent the sale of a gun. Some customers buy multiple firearms. Other checks involve people reclaiming firearms that had been pawned. About 1 percent of the background checks in Virginia typically result in people being denied permission to buy a weapon.

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