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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Bullet Points

Judge Neil Gorsuch Is the Justice We Need


Judge Neil Gorsuch heads to Capitol Hill this week as President Trump’s nominee to be the next associate justice on the Supreme Court. He’ll testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in three days of hearings.



NSSF Members Visit Georgia State Capitol


NSSF today held its first Firearms Industry Day at the Georgia state Capitol in Atlanta where industry leaders representing firearm manufacturers, distributors and retailers were privileged to meet with Gov. Nathan Deal and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.



New Attorney General Emphasizes Enforcement of Current Laws


Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions provided further assurance that NSSF was right for supporting his nomination and advocating for his confirmation as head of the Trump Administration’s Justice Department.



Secretary Zinke Downs Last-Minute Lead Ban; Preserves Sportsmen’s Ability to Participate in Traditions


Secretary Zinke, just hours into his first day on the job, took swift action in scrapping the ban on lead by hunters and anglers in outdoor recreation that was passed on the final full day by the Obama administration.



Gun Control Activists Rush to Download Data for Biased Reports


President’s Trump ascension to the White House has sent shock waves rippling through anti-gun groups. The activists that seek to undermine the Second Amendment rights of Americans and put the firearms and ammunition industry out of business see the new administration as a threat to their goals.



Poor Journalism, Inaccurate Police Report Make for Fake News


To read a recent Washington Post article, “In the District, illegal guns range from the ordinary to the exotic,’ the reader could conclude that District residents should fear for their safety.



U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions Needs Your Support to Become Next U.S. Attorney General


NSSF’s support for Sessions was entered into the Congressional record. Contact your senator today to urge a yes vote for Senator Sessions today.



Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch – Outdoorsman and Worthy Successor to Scalia


Gun owners and hunters should see promise in President Donald Trump’s nominee for the next associate Supreme Court justice.



NSSF Backs President’s Selection of Gorsuch for Supreme Court


NSSF strongly supports President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.



Congressman Ryan Zinke Needs Your Support to Become Secretary of the Interior


NSSF support for Zinke was entered into the Congressional record, but now he needs the vote of the majority of the Senate. Contact your Senator today to vote yes on Zinke.



NSSF and Gov. Fallin Launch Federally Funded Project ChildSafe Communities Program


NSSF’s new Project ChildSafe Communities program, a year-long, community-led effort to help prevent firearms accidents, thefts and misuse, was announced at the state capitol in Oklahoma City.



NSSF Announces First-Ever 3-Gun Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp


NSSF today announced its first-ever 3-Gun Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp. Registration is now open for the event, set for April 20-23, 2017.



Zinke ‘Unapologetic’ Fan of Teddy Roosevelt


Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, stating he was an “unapologetic admirer of Teddy Roosevelt,” and was committed to ensuring hunting access to public lands.



Poll Shows Three-Quarters of Law Enforcement Officers Support Gun Rights


A recent Pew Research Center survey found that law enforcement officers overwhelmingly say it is more important to protect the rights of Americans to own guns than it is to control gun ownership. By a margin of 3-1, officers supported rights over gun control (74 percent to 25 percent).



Sen. Sessions Stands Strong on Guns During Confirmation Hearing


U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took a firm position on Capitol Hill during two days of confirmation testimony for his nomination to be the next attorney general of the Unites Stated. The National Shooting Sports Foundation urged Sessions confirmation due to his commitment to gun ownership rights, respect for the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act and vow to enforce the gun laws already on the books.



While Media Chase “Fear” Narrative; Americans Make their Own Decisions on Buying Firearms


Media outlets are now taking a look at the demographics of those choosing to legally purchase firearms and are seeing for the first time the trends that have been evident for years now.



Pro Bono Lawyers Can Be Expensive


A coalition with gun control groups and proclaiming their readiness to file lawsuits or provide representation on a pro-bono basis in jurisdictions across the country where opportunities may present themselves.



California City Pays NSSF Legal Fees In Ordinance Lawsuit Settlement


NSSF announced today that it and co-plaintiff City Arms East, LLC have reached an agreement with the City of Pleasant Hill, California, to end a lawsuit challenging a 2013 ordinance that sought to impose burdensome and unlawful firearms and ammunition sales restrictions on local firearms retailers. As a result of the settlement approved by the city council on Monday night, the City of Pleasant Hill will pay $400,000 to cover legal fees incurred by NSSF and City Arms in bringing the suit.



Gun Control Advocates Always Want to Write the Industry’s Premature Obituary


Gun control groups are trying to minimize the size of the gun-owning American public as a way to make the adoption of more laws and regulations appear more likely or even inevitable.



Hunting Rights Enhanced in West Virginia, Indiana, Kansas


The Sunday Hunting movement in West Virginia, which had assistance from NSSF, is celebrating after all 11 counties voting on the issue passed the measure by overwhelming numbers. In Indiana and Kansas, voters approved “Right to Hunt” amendments to their state constitutions.