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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Gorsuch Sticks to His Guns, Proves His Legal Acumen and Affirms Heller


Judge Neil Gorsuch gave America a glimpse of the sort of Supreme Court justice he would be, in his testimony during his confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.



Tennessee State Lawmakers Meet NSSF Members


NSSF members met with more than 40 Tennessee state legislators at a reception in Nashville Wednesday and were reassured that the Volunteer State is open for business with the firearms industry.



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.



Hearing Protection Act Critics are Suppressing Facts and Common Sense


Attaching a suppressor to a firearm is supposed to deaden the noise. But just the thought of threading one onto a barrel seems to be suppressing the appreciation of facts and common sense in anti-gun circles.



Gorsuch Receives ABA’s Highest Rating for Supreme Court


The American Bar Association (ABA) last week gave Judge Neil Gorsuch its highest rating for judicial nominees.



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.



NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior


Ryan Zinke, a former U.S. Representative (R-Mont.), was confirmed by the Senate in a 68-31 vote today.



U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Introduces NSSF-Backed National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill


U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has introduced the NSSF-supported Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (S. 446).



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.