In SC, tax-free guns kick off Holiday shopping season
The National Retail Federation estimates the the Black Friday shopping weekend attracted about 195 million people to stores. That's slightly up from last year, but consumer spending is down. The industry group says the average shopper spent 8 percent less than last year. South Carolina offered a special enticement on Friday and Saturday: No state or local taxes on guns. That meant a savings of up to 9 percent on handguns, rifles and shotguns - and a political statement for the state of South Carolina. WFAE's Lisa Miller reports.