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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Big City Police Chiefs Tell Citizens to Defend Themselves, but Deny Them the Guns with Which to Do So

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the top cops of Washington, D.C. and New York City suggested that citizens should take action to defend themselves if faced with a similar attack.

The Terrorist Watch List: Political Pandering Over Due Process

There appears to be no limit on the opportunistic lengths to which Congressional Democrats and the Obama administration will go to pursue gun control by other means.

Firearms Industry Assists ATF Investigations Into Gun Store Thefts, Matches ATF Rewards for Information

When FFLs are burglarized or robbed, NSSF stands ready to assist the field offices of the ATF and their state/local law enforcement partners.

Everytown Flunks “Engaged in the Business” 101

Everytown for Gun safety pushed out a paper this month calling for President Obama to redefine who is a firearms dealer by drastically changing what it means to be “engaged in the business.”

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 […]

Gun Control Groups Push for Redefining Reality

According to news reports, the Obama Administration is considering redefining a key term that would impact the firearms industry and law abiding gun owners.

NSSF’s Steve Sanetti talks about ‘Smart Guns’ on 60 Minutes

The CBS news magazine program 60 Minutes aired a segment on "Smart Guns" during which NSSF President Steve Sanetti answered questions from reporter Lesley Stahl.

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.

Updated Research Reports from NSSF

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

The FBI Stats are in: Crime in the U.S. Fell Again in 2014

The FBI this month released the 2014 edition of Crime in the United States, and it revealed that the estimated number of reported violent crimes decreased 0.2 percent when compared with 2013.

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.

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.

Nashville Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

NSSF and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are reminding the public in Nashville and the capital region that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of "straw" purchases.

NSSF Announces Lead Management & OSHA Compliance Workshop for December

I am pleased to announce that the National Shooting Sports Foundation will be holding a dedicated Lead Management & OSHA Compliance Workshop, Dec. 13-15, in Orlando, Florida.

NSSF Statement: Project ChildSafe DOJ-OJP Cooperative Agreement Grant

Following announcement of the award, two gun-control groups voiced opposition to the Department of Justice’s decision to select NSSF and Project ChildSafe to receive the grant.

Sound Policy over Sound Bites

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) recently introduced the “Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act,” a bill designed to impose even stricter rules on law-abiding firearms retailers.

Thank You, U.S. Gun Culture

A recent study published in the journal Injury Prevention, is ridiculous on several levels.

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.

Breaking News: Criminals Break the Law to Get Guns

For all of the policy demands put forward by the gun control crowd, a new study conducted by one of their own confirms what other studies have found - criminals get their firearms illegally.

Joseph Chiarello & Co. Signs as Silver Sponsor for 2016 SHOT Show University

I am pleased to let all our retailers and range owners know that Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. is the newest Silver sponsor of the 2016 SHOT Show University.