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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 […]

Why Hillary Clinton is Wrong on the Protection in Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Hillary Clinton made the PLCAA an issue in the Democratic debate to score political points, but her claims about the law are blatantly false.

FMG Forms Shooting Industry Masters Association, Discontinues Shooting Event

FMG Publications announces the establishment of the Shooting Industry Masters Association, with the goal of raising money and awareness for the shooting sports.

NSSF Opens Registration for 2nd Annual HAVA Golf Classic

We are very pleased and proud to announce that registration is now open for the 2nd Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic.

13th Annual FMG Shooting Industry Masters Hits the Mark

The 13th Annual FMG Shooting Industry Masters hit the mark once again in bringing some 300 industry luminaries together to raise money for the NSSF First Shots program and USA Shooting.

HBO Will Allow Ammo Company’s Logo in Fight Saturday

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.

Network Should ‘Throw In the Towel’ on Censorship of Ammo Company Logo

HBO is demanding Kovalev remove the logo of Tulammo USA, a Round Rock, Texas-based ammo manufacturing company, from his boxing trunks.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Giving a Firearm as a Gift? Some Reminders from NSSF

The holidays are just around the corner. As hunters, shooters, collectors or just plain plinkers, it’s a natural instinct to want to share our enjoyment of firearms with others. What better way to do that than to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend or relative? The first thing to […]

Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop & Public Believes Having a Gun in the Home Makes it Safer – Spread the News

13violentcrimeoffensefigure-01 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.

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.

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. […]

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.

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 […]