NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Make No Mistake: “The Trace” is No Impartial News Organization

Readers Beware. Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently revealed a new tactic in his ongoing campaign to impose his anti-gun agenda on Americans with the launch of “The Trace.”



Weak Bloomberg Study Draws Unfounded Conclusions

A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health makes the spurious claim that Connecticut’s 10-year old handgun permit-to-purchase law kept the state’s firearms homicide rates (FHRs) lower than it otherwise would have been.



Policy Making—Not Just for Washington

As members of NSSF’s team of FFL compliance consultants, we cover many topics during a retail site consultation visit. One that catches many by surprise is keeping store policies in writing.



Firearm Inventory Counts and Reconciliation — Compliance Secret No. 1

When we as members of NSSF’s FFL Compliance Consultant Team are out in the field with NSSF members during a compliance consultation visit, the question will often come up, “What’s one big secret to compliance?” We do have one, though it’s not really a secret. The “secret,” if you will, is about conducting careful inventory […]



New Poll Open for Misinterpretation

Extremist animal rights groups are sure to embrace a new Gallup poll as evidence that public opinion supports giving animals the same rights as people. As groups face a drop in individual contributions, such as a roughly 15 percent drop for the Humane Society of the United States from 2010-2013, they become more desperate for […]



NSSF Members Vote Now For 2016 SHOT Business Awards—Win a Free Hotel Stay at 2016 SHOT Show!

Each year at SHOT Show®, NSSF’s trade publication SHOT Business recognizes those in the firearms industry who work the most diligently to promote NSSF’s programs and support our mission of promoting, protecting and preserving hunting and the shooting sports. We believe NSSF members are the ones who know best who these outstanding representatives of our […]



NSSF Industry Summit Earns Rave Reviews

NSSF recently held its Industry Summit, a gathering of our industry’s most prominent and influential professionals, in Savannah, Georgia.



NSSF Supports Rep. Bishop’s ‘Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act,’ H.R. 2710

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, applauds the introduction yesterday of H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act of 2015, by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources.