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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Hot Off the Presses — NSSF’s 2015-2016 Industry Reference Guide


The NSSF is pleased to announce that it has updated, compiled and recently released the 10th edition of its flagship research publication, the Industry Reference Guide.



Smart Guns, Dumb Survey


It’s clear that Bloomberg is getting a high rate of return out of his Public Health School investment. What’s not clear is why an academic journal would publish such an “editorial” with no effort to seek the truth.



2016 SHOT Show® Garners Rave Reviews


The National Shooting Sports Foundation's SHOT Show rang up its second highest attendance total ever, attracting more than 64,000 industry professionals during a four-day run.



NSSF President: State of the Industry in 2016 is ‘Alert’


A sell-out crowd attended last night’s annual State of the Industry Dinner. NSSF President Steve Sanetti took to the podium to speak about the challenges that lie ahead for the industry in 2016.



NSSF Defends Industry Against President’s Attacks


The NSSF today placed a prominent full-page ad in the Washington Post in response to President Obama's ongoing attacks on the men and women of America's firearms and ammunition industry.



38th SHOT Show® Kicks Off at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas


The 2016 SHOT Show opened its doors this morning at the Sands Expo Center with expectations running high given the energized market in America for firearms, ammunition and accessories.



Check Out the Project ChildSafe Foundation Auction


NSSF draws your attention to this announcement of the Project ChildSafe Foundation auction of exciting products on GunBroker.com.



NSSF Statement Regarding “Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer”


We all share the goal of reducing the intentional misuse of guns and enhancing the safety of our communities. As the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will carefully review all aspects of the executive actions that President Obama announced.



The New York Times Anti-Gun Crusade Kicks it Up a Notch


It should come as news to no one that the New York Times editorial board and newsroom has been on an institutional mission to impose more gun control new restrictions and infringe on Americans’ Second Amendment rights.



Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season


This holiday season, $2 can buy the important gift of firearms safety. Two dollars is all it takes to help put a gun lock in someone’s hands so firearms can be securely stored.



Nissan Returns as 2016 SHOT Show Press Room Sponsor for Third Year


Nissan will return for the third year in a row as the Official Sponsor of the 2016 SHOT Show Press Room.



Gift Cards—’Tis the Season


With the winter holidays approaching at a rapid pace, gift buying is about to be in full swing. Gift cards solve a lot of issues for a lot of people, but especially for people who are not “gun people.”



Psst! Can You Keep A Secret?


Theft of trade secrets, commonly known as “industrial espionage,” occurs when someone knowingly steals or misappropriates a trade secret to the economic benefit of anyone other than the owner.



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.



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 […]



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.