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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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Connecticut Court Ruling on PLCAA Demonstrates Importance of Election

A Connecticut Superior Court judge issued a decision upholding the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) and dismissing a suit brought against the Remington companies, a distributor and a retailer.

Judge Strikes Suit Against Remington

A Connecticut Superior Court judge today decided in favor of the Remington Outdoor companies, Camfour Holding and Riverview Sales and struck the amended case brought by some families of the victims in the Sandy Hook School tragedy based on allegations of negligent entrustment.

Second Presidential Debate: What you Heard, Didn’t Hear, but What a Leaked Email Confirms

Hillary Clinton’s brief response to a question on Supreme Court nominations during Sunday night’s presidential town hall style debate were enough for her political base to hear that she had checked the box for more gun control.

NSSF Responds to Harvard, Northeastern University Survey Coverage

Our experience tells us that it is impossible that just 3 percent of gun owners would hold 50 percent of the guns in America.

What you Find When You Unpack Mrs. Clinton’s ‘Basket’

We believe Mrs. Clinton would gladly place "gun owners" into her "basket of deplorables."

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton’s Plan for Guns

Will Hillary Clinton render the fundamental human right to keep and bear arms for defense impossible to exercise? You be the judge.

Hillary Clinton Wrongly Blames (a Few) Gun Stores

Facts are not stopping Hillary Clinton from misrepresentation and vilification in pursuit of her gun-control agenda and playing to her political base.

Memo to Mrs. Clinton: More Americans Support Second Amendment; Believe Gun ownership Protects, Not Endangers

A new poll by the Pew Research Center, “Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign,” shows Americans’ increased support for gun ownership.

NSSF Objects to DDTC Gunsmithing Guidance

NSSF is continuing its drumbeat against the State Department's "guidance" regarding who is required under current law to register with the agency as a manufacturer of defense articles.

Hollywood’s Hypocrisy on Guns

What do rogue government assassin Jason Bourne and elite hitman Deadshot have in common? The actors who portray these characters in their respective current Hollywood films are hypocritically anti-gun.

Where Have the Pro-Gun Democrats Gone?

Earlier this week, Senator Chris Murphy said in an interview that Democrats should only elect politicians who embrace a strident anti-gun agenda.

Emoji Swap Shows We are in an Anti-Gun Culture War

Last week, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol.

NSSF Statement Regarding DDTC’s Recent Firearms “Guidance” on Registration

The DDTC claims guidance provided last week is not new, but is intended as a clarification regarding some conflicting information coming from DDTC and ATF.

#GUNVOTE Performance Jerseys: Spread the Message in Style

Official #GUNVOTE performance shooting jerseys from TechwearUSA. Show your patriotism, spread the #GUNVOTE message with style and inspire a new wave of voters!

On Guns, the Contrast between Party Platforms is Stark

With both the Republican National Convention (RNC) and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) now behind us, the gap between the Democratic and Republican party line on guns has become even more stark. A brief comparison of the party platforms illustrates the divide.

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healy Usurps Power to Attack Second Amendment

NSSF sees this unprecedented action as a blatant anti-gun attack on federally licensed firearm retailers and the law-abiding citizens of the Commonwealth.

Fmr. Attorney General’s Call for Police to Support Stricter Gun Control May Fall on Deaf Ears

In response to the recent tragedies in Dallas and Baton Rouge, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on law enforcement officers to join in advocating for stricter gun control laws. “It is far past time for those of you in law enforcement to join with other responsible Americans and take on the mindless, industry-driven […]

Washington Post’s Fact Checker Rips Obama for Gun Remark

Last week’s memorial service in remembrance of the tragic deaths of five Dallas police officers was remarkable, but for all the wrong reasons. The service took a turn from memorializing to politicizing when President Obama decided to take advantage of this national platform and turn his memorial speech into yet another push for his political […]

NSSF Infographic: Gun Sales Up, Crime Rates Down

As NSSF’s new infographic shows, violent crime continues its downward trend, even as the firearms market sees more and more growth over the past two decades.

House Democrats ‘Sit-in’ Fund-Raising Draws Ethics Complaint

An official ethics complaint has been filed against the Democrats for sending out fundraising emails using images of their “sit-in.”