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Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Government Relations

Memo to Gov. Hickenlooper: Help Colorado Economy by Reversing Some Gun-Control Policies


Colorado could benefit by scrapping the gun control policies that have already cost the state millions of dollars in revenue.



Rotary International Tells Clubs to Drop their Guns


It came as a surprise to learn that the 18-member Rotary International (RI) board recently decided to address a “lack of clarity" around RI’s firearm policy.



NSSF Illustrates Business Impact of Malloy’s Policies


Governor Dannel Malloy is once again targeting the state’s gun owners. This time, with a massive increase in pistol permit fees.



Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax: How Much has Been Collected?


The Seattle City Council in 2015 passed a so-called gun violence tax on guns and ammunition. Now we'd like to know how much money this gun tax actually raised.



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.



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


U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next attorney general of the United States will be voted on this evening by the full Senate. Sessions is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, calling it a “personal right,” in testimony before the Judiciary committee. He also told his fellow senators that universal background checks […]



Local TV ‘Investigation’ Misses the Mark


A local TV station in Iowa just released the results of its so-called “investigation” into the impact of traditional ammunition made with lead components on bald eagles.



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.



The Usual Suspects are Shouting about Suppressors Instead of Listening to the Facts


Gun control advocates want to make sure their latest attack on suppressors is heard loud and clear. They now claim the sound of gunfire actually is a safety feature.



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.



Washington Post Misses the Mark: Gun Control was No Win for Democrats in 2016


The Washington Post’s recent choice to list “gun control” among state political battles won by Democrats in 2016 is laughable — and completely off the mark.



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.



Boos for Hollywood: More Americans Bought Guns on Black Friday than Saw ‘Miss Sloane’ on Opening Weekend


On Dec. 9, the anti-gun message film “Miss Sloane” was released in 1,648 theatres nationwide — released yes, watched not so much.