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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Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act Advances

This morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted to advance the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S.556). The legislation was reported out of the committee with overwhelming bipartisan support. Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) cast the sole recorded vote opposing the measure. Today’s vote represents an important step toward enactment of this important legislation […]

Urge Support for S.556 the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act of 2015

Thursday morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote to advance the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S.556) S.556 is a compilation of bills that will expand, enhance and protect America’s hunting and shooting heritage by increasing access to federal lands and reauthorizing several important conservation programs. As you know, hunting and shooting […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Venison Donations Provide 11 Million Meals to Less Fortunate

When you’re gathering with family and friends this holiday season, here’s a story to tell — one that would not be possible without the thoughtfulness and generosity of hunters. This infographic from NSSF shows that 11 million meals are provided annually to the less fortunate through donations of venison by hunters. Nearly 2.8 million pounds of […]

Updated Research Reports from NSSF

Here are just a few of the many updated research reports available to NSSF members and non-members.

Project ChildSafe Unites with Fish & Wildlife Agencies Across U.S. in Urging Americans to Hunt “S.A.F.E.” This Fall

NSSF and nearly 30 state fish and wildlife agencies have joined forces in encouraging Americans to "Hunt S.A.F.E." this fall by remembering to handle, transport and store firearms responsibly.

Hunting Works For America Expands Reach In Pacific Northwest

Today in Spokane, hunters, business leaders, conservation organizations, retailers, tourism experts, and chambers of commerce all came together to cut the ribbon on the newest state chapter of our award winning Hunting Works For America program.

NSSF Program Hunting Works for America Continues Growth

Hunting Works For Maine officially launched in Augusta today, making it the 11th addition to the Hunting Works For America family.

New Poll Open for Misinterpretation

Extremist animal rights groups are sure to embrace a new Gallup poll as evidence that public opinion supports giving animals the same rights as people. As groups face a drop in individual contributions, such as a roughly 15 percent drop for the Humane Society of the United States from 2010-2013, they become more desperate for […]

Recognize National Safety Month by Using NSSF Firearm Safety Resources

With June designated National Safety Month, now is a good time to communicate firearm safety messages to your customers using NSSF's many firearm safety resources.

State Wildlife Agencies Receive $1.1 Billion in Revenues Generated by Hunters, Shooters, Boaters and Anglers

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the distribution of $1.1 billion dollars to state game and fish agencies—money that was generated by hunters, target shooters and anglers.

INFOGRAPHIC: Ammunition Under Attack

The California Fish and Game Commission on April 9 adopted regulations to implement the law that will ban the use of traditional lead-component ammunition for all hunting in the state by July 1, 2019. The implementation will involve multiple phases, beginning with the 2015 hunting season.

New Project ChildSafe Video on Talking to Kids about Gun Safety

“Can I touch the gun? Play with a gun if it looks like a toy?” Even if kids aren’t asking about gun safety, that doesn’t mean they don’t have questions.

It’s Not Over Yet on the 5.56 ‘Green Tip’ Ammo Front

Industry members and politically aware gun owners know the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) tried to pull a sneak play by quietly releasing a proposal to adopt a new regulatory framework that would ban M855 and SS109 “green tip” rifle ammunition in 5.56 and .223 calibers. This type of ammunition had been […]

ATF to Not Move Forward with 5.56 M855 Ammo Ban at This Time

Will Review Record Number of Comments Submitted on Its ‘Framework’ Proposal ATF announced today that it will not move forward with its proposed framework to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 “green tip” ammunition at this time while it reviews the record number (more than 80,000) comments it has received so far. ATF will continue to accept comments […]

Oppose ATF’s 5.56 M855 Ball Ammunition Ban

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has announced it is seeking to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 ball ammunition as “armor piercing ammunition.” If you have not already done so, all industry employees, target shooters and gun owners should contact your Member of Congress AND the ATF to oppose this unnecessary ban, which is […]

Eagle Population Stronger than Ever, But Stories of Individual Birds Make Situation Look Dire

Anti-hunting groups manipulate isolated deaths of America’s symbol to pull on people’s heartstrings. However, in reality, the bald eagle population within the U.S has never been healthier.

Generous Industry Sponsor Support Key to Successful 2015 SHOT Show

The success of the 2015 SHOT Show was due in great part to the many dedicated industry sponsors.

2015 SHOT Show Posts Second Highest Attendance Total Ever

The SHOT Show rang up its second highest attendance ever at the Sands Expo Center Jan. 20-23, giving the industry a very good indicator that a strong sales year lies ahead.

Infographic: Girl Power

The number of women hunters, target shooters and gun owners has increased dramatically since the start of the new millennium. A new NSSF infographic gives a quick look at one of the fastest-growing segments of the shooting sports.

New ‘Women Gun Owners’ NSSF Report Available

Today during the SHOT Show, NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti announced the release of a new report, "Women Gun Owners: Purchasing, Perceptions and Participation."