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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How the Firearms Industry Leads the Way on Gun Safety And What the Anti-Gun Activists Won’t Acknowledge

Recently, an acquaintance encountered a church member in the Washington, D.C. area handing out material advocating the need to end “straw purchases” of firearms – the term that describes when someone who is not prohibited buys a firearm on behalf of someone who is.  He struck up a conversation with the person, who went on […]



2014 NSSF Industry Summit Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Gutsche

Innovation expert and founder of TrendHunter.com Over the past few years, Jeremy Gutsche has spoken to 150,000 people at more than 200 events, making him one of the most sought-after speakers on the planet. Gutsche is the founder of TrendHunter.com, the largest, most influential, most updated collection of cutting-edge ideas anywhere. He relentlessly tracks and […]



Smith & Wesson Becomes Gold Sponsor of NSSF Industry Summit

Smith & Wesson has stepped up to become a Gold Sponsor of the NSSF Industry Summit, the National Shooting Sports Foundation announced. The 2014 edition of the Industry Summit will take place June 9-11 in Springfield, Mass., the city where Smith & Wesson maintains its headquarters and manufacturing facilities. “We are very pleased to have […]



Orders for NSSF Safety Education Materials Skyrocket in 2013, Top 3.6 Million

Demand for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s safety and education materials skyrocketed in 2013, with more than 3.6 million safety literature items and safety DVDs being ordered, an increase of 47 percent compared to 2012. Orders for NSSF’s popular educational brochure “Firearms Safety Depends on You” reached 2 million in 2013, while orders for another […]



Chicago, Detroit and Flint Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in and around the cities of Chicago, as well as Detroit and Flint, Mich., that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Billboard advertisements for the […]



Biden Gets It Right (Finally)

Joe Biden doesn’t have the best track record as a go-to source for common sense when it comes to firearms. After all, the vice president advocated protecting one’s home by randomly firing a shotgun into the air, an act that is both dangerous and illegal. He was also tapped as the Obama administration point person to push a […]



INFOGRAPHIC: Venison Donations Provide 11 Million Meals to Less Fortunate

When you’re passing the turkey and stuffing around the Thanksgiving dinner table, here’s a story to tell — one that would not be possible without the thoughtfulness and generosity of hunters. A new infographic from NSSF shows that 11 million meals are provided annually to the less fortunate through donations of venison by hunters. Nearly […]



Giving a Firearm as a Gift? Some Reminders from NSSF

The holidays are just around the corner. As hunters, shooters, collectors or just plain plinkers, it’s a natural instinct to want to share our enjoyment of firearms with others. What better way to do that than to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend or relative? The first thing to […]



NSSF Members Get Involved in Promoting Project ChildSafe

Project ChildSafe is increasingly gaining momentum — and our progress to date wouldn’t have been possible without each of our supporters, partners and NSSF member organizations. During our S.A.F.E. Summer campaign this year, we provided more than 100,000 firearm safety kits to our law enforcement partners across the U.S.  I want to personally thank those […]



NSSF Releases ‘Proud to Be a Firearms Owner’ Pocket Card

With its new “Proud to Be a Firearms Owner” pocket card, NSSF is arming the nation’s 100 million gun owners with facts they can use to demonstrate they are law-abiding, safe, passionate in their defense of the Second Amendment and major supporters of conservation through their purchases of firearms and ammunition. “Firearms owners have been […]