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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Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax Isn’t Working, as Violence Surges


Seattle’s City Council promised their citizens they would raise $500 million for efforts to study and counter violence within the city. So what has happened?



Information Security for the Firearms Retailer — Yes, It Matters


What does information security have to do with firearms retailers? Cyber-security will continue to require your focus, with no end in sight, in today’s world.



Getting the Lead Out: An Introduction to Shooting Range Lead Management


As a range owner or manager, you must ensure that you have proper practices and procedures in place to manage your lead-related risk.



10 Tips for Keeping Your Security Camera System in Tip-Top Shape


A security camera system is a critical and necessary investment for every FFL and one that should be maintained to keep it in good condition. We recommend that you schedule regular system maintenance to protect your investment and ensure that you’re getting the best performance out of your camera system. Following are 10 easy tips […]



Firearm Safety at the Range and in the Home


Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Whether you own a gun or not, firearm safety is everyone's responsibility.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters are a Vital Part of Conservation [INFOGRAPHIC]


In America, wildlife agencies and hunters have worked cooperatively over the last century to create and maintain a stable environment for wildlife.



NSSF’s 2017 Summit Ignites Industry Leaders with Powerful Messages


The 2017 NSSF Industry Summit is receiving high praise for the impactful and engaging information it delivered to attendees to help them grow their businesses and participation in hunting and the shooting sports.



Understanding NSSF-Adjusted NICS and the Underlying Reason Gun Sales Remain Strong


May was a record-breaking month for firearm background checks—the highest number of checks for that typically slower sales month ever processed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).



SAAMI Adds FAQ Section to Website


SAAMI has announced that it has enhanced its website with a new “Frequently Asked Questions” document available through the SAAMI website home page.



Security Basics: How to Criminal-Proof a Gun Store or Shooting Range


There will always be criminals planning their next big heist, and that means security will always be a top concern for retail firearms dealers and firearms range operators.



FMG Publications Accepts Lead Role in SHOT Show Auction Planning


  nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release June 5, 2017 For more information contact: Bill Brassard 203-426-1320 FMG Publications Accepts Lead Role in SHOT Show Auction Planning NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has announced that FMG Publications (FMG) has accepted the lead role in coordinating the important SHOT Show Auction […]



The Mexican Gun Control Model


Rather than focusing on the real problems Mexico faces with gang violence, criminal activity and law enforcement, the anti-gun website “The Trace,” recently blamed U.S. firearms retailers for the region’s struggles. Far from being news (or accurate), we hear time and time again that a significant percentage of the firearms misused by the drug cartels […]



Retail Security: How Tough Is Your Store’s Glass?


Upgrading the security of your store glass can make a major difference in your firearms protection program.



You May Be Surprised to Know … 6 Health Benefits of Eating Venison [INFOGRAPHIC]


Do you ever get concerned about the healthfulness of the meat you’re eating? Well, hunters have long known the health benefits of hunting and consuming wild game.



NSSF Hosts Media Suppressor Demonstration [VIDEO]


NSSF last week hosted a suppressor demonstration at Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas, Virginia to provide news reporters and producers a chance to hear the truth about the hearing protection devices.



NSSF and ATF Meet for Regulatory Reform Discussions


NSSF leadership met with leadership at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss regulatory reforms.



Gun Control Database Misses the Forest for the Trees


A recent piece in Newsweek sounds the alarm on firearm fatalities, while failing to note they are at historic lows, to tout a new database of gun control policies and the lessons it offers for states.



Excess Inventory Stifles Profits and Cash Flow


Excess inventory is like unwanted body fat: It’s easy to gain, hard to lose and unhealthy.



Spirit of Shared Benefits Yields Greater Profits for Retailers, Vendors


Smart retailers/vendors start and cultivate relationships by treating reps with first-class respect and open, frequent dialog. You reap what you sow.



From the Counter — Nagel’s Gun Shop, San Antonio, Texas


“From the Counter” provides timely industry perspectives from firearm retailers across the country. This month features Nagel’s Gun Shop in San Antonio, Texas.