In a turn of events, following an NSSF news post circulated widely in the press, Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey Kovalev will be allowed to display the logo of Tulammo USA on his trunks when he defends his title against Nadjib Mohammedi in a live broadcast on HBO Saturday, his sponsors tell NSSF. Earlier this […]
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July 22, 2015 No Comments
Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey Kovalev defends his title against Nadjib Mohammedi live Saturday, July 25, on HBO. The Russian fighter has fought his way to the top with notable victories over former light heavyweight world champions Gabriel Campillo, Nathan Cleverly, Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal. Kovalev’s latest fight against Pascal pulled in 1.2 million […]
June 12, 2015 Comments Off on NSSF Industry Summit Earns Rave Reviews
NSSF recently held its Industry Summit, a gathering of our industry’s most prominent and influential professionals, in Savannah, Georgia.
April 22, 2015 Comments Off on Cleveland Out of Running to Host Future Firearms Industry Summit
In recent months, the city of Cleveland, Ohio, has been working with NSSF to be considered as the host location for a future NSSF Industry Summit. Given Cleveland’s excellent revitalization efforts in recent years, its number of good hotels and wealth of respected eating establishments, we considered the city one of our top choices to […]
March 18, 2015 Comments Off on 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 […]
March 10, 2015 Comments Off on 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 […]
February 24, 2015 Comments Off on Project ChildSafe ‘Own It? Respect It. Secure It.’ Initiative Hits 1,000 Industry Supporters
1,000 COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS ON BOARD When the firearms industry’s Project ChildSafe program launched its “Own It? Respect It. Secure It.” initiative eight months ago, industry companies and organizations were encouraged to use the power of their outreach to remind gun owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent access […]
February 20, 2015 Comments Off on 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 […]
Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop & Public Believes Having a Gun in the Home Makes it Safer – Spread the News
November 12, 2014 Comments Off on Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop & Public Believes Having a Gun in the Home Makes it Safer – Spread the News
The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report on Monday revealing that the country in 2013 saw the violent crime rate fall another 5.1 percent from the previous year, so it is now at its lowest since 1978.
November 5, 2014 Comments Off on Thank You to All #GUNVOTE Supporters
We would like to thank all of those companies and individuals who supported the effort and participated in sharing our information with customers, friends and family and went to the polls to #GUNVOTE.
October 3, 2014 Comments Off on Julie Golob Lends Her Support for NSSF’s #GUNVOTE Initiative
Professional competitive shooter Julie Golob is encouraging all shooting sports enthusiasts and gun owners to inform themselves about the issues and to #GUNVOTE this Nov. 4. The winner of numerous championships, Julie is a veteran of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and now shoots for Team Smith & Wesson and Team Benelli, among other activities. […]
September 19, 2014 Comments Off on INFOGRAPHIC: The Changing Face of Today’s Target Shooter
A new infographic issued by the National Shooting Sports Foundation tells the story, at a glance, of the growing number of new target shooting enthusiasts and how they’re surprisingly different from established shooters.
September 12, 2014 Comments Off on Connecticut State Police and NSSF to Promote Firearm Safety at The Big E
At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will work cooperatively to encourage firearm owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent accidents, misuse and theft. Through NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program, state police will distribute free gun locks, safety literature and child safety […]
September 10, 2014 Comments Off on National Shooting Sports Foundation Opens New Washington, D.C. Office
Photo: NSSF President Steve Sanetti, left, and Jeff Reh, NSSF Board of Governors Co-Vice Chairman and Beretta USA General Counsel and Vice General Manager, officially open NSSF’s new Washington, D.C., office. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, today formally opened its new office in The […]
September 3, 2014 Comments Off on NSSF Members Amplify the ‘Own It? Respect It. Secure It.’ Initiative
In June, the National Shooting Sports Foundation unveiled the “Own It? Respect It. Secure It.” initiativeto amplify our industry’s long-standing commitment to firearm safety and build upon decades of successful public outreach and education. We have worked tirelessly to provide firearm owners with educational resources and safety kits that help prevent accidents and unauthorized access […]
August 12, 2014 Comments Off on NSSF Program Hunting Works for America Adds Another Chapter
And then there were nine. I’m extremely pleased to announce that Hunting Works For Colorado has joined the Hunting Works For America family. Having spent lots of time there chasing Elk the place is near and dear to my heart. With Colorado’s addition, the Hunting Works For America franchise now has a total of nine […]
August 11, 2014 Comments Off on Gun Industry Sales Reflect a ‘New Normal’
Last year was an extraordinary one for firearm sales, a year unlike any other in the industry’s history. That’s a fact to be mindful of when comparing estimated sales through the first seven months of 2014 with those of the previous year, notes NSSF President Steve Sanetti. Remove the extraordinary 2013 from the rear-view mirror […]
August 5, 2014 Comments Off on Retailers and Compliance—A Proactive Approach Wins Every Time
As a firearms retailer, how you conduct the business of transferring a legal firearm to a qualified buyer can change in the blink of an eye. New regulations get passed, new controls get put in place—and that makes negotiating the Federal Form 4473 a challenge at times. It’s a challenge to keep up with new […]
August 4, 2014 Comments Off on Firearms Retailers Now Off ‘Operation Choke Point’ Watch List
In a move prompted by NSSF’s work with assistance from the NRA in getting the issue addressed by key members of Congress, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) last week reported that firearms retailers are no longer on a watch list of businesses deemed at higher risk for fraud. The FDIC’s list was compiled as […]