NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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What Real Gun Safety Looks Like (And It’s Not From Bloomberg)

With media giving attention to yet another Michael Bloomberg-funded gun-control organization calling itself a gun “safety” group, the National Shooting Sports Foundation feels compelled to point out that credible, effective firearm safety efforts don’t involve divisive tactics, sanctimonious rhetoric and videos designed to frighten parents away from responsible firearm ownership. Everytown for Gun Safety, the […]



FBI Preliminary 2013 Numbers Show Violent Crime Continues to Drop

Taking another look at what gets coverage, firearms sales and public opinion It has become almost an article of faith in the firearms industry that even reports from our federal government that show a continuing decline in crime will get little media attention.  And so it was again with the release this month of the […]



Orders for NSSF Safety Education Materials Skyrocket in 2013, Top 3.6 Million

Demand for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s safety and education materials skyrocketed in 2013, with more than 3.6 million safety literature items and safety DVDs being ordered, an increase of 47 percent compared to 2012. Orders for NSSF’s popular educational brochure “Firearms Safety Depends on You” reached 2 million in 2013, while orders for another […]



GunBroker.com NASCAR Drivers Race for Gun Safety and Project ChildSafe

At NSSF, we know who we’ll be rooting for at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. It will be the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado owned by NTS Motorsports and driven by GunBroker.com-sponsored drivers John King and Brennan Newberry. The reason we’re excited about this race is that the […]



ABC Report Only Questions, but Orange County Sheriff Acts to Keep Guns Out of the Wrong Hands

On Friday evening, ABC News 20/20 highlighted what can occur, thankfully in decreasing instances, when children obtain firearms that are left unsecured by their owners. This is being addressed through a very successful industry program aimed at reducing firearms accidents, which now amount to less than 1 percent of all fatal accidents in the home, […]



Tips for a Safe New Year

As another holiday season winds down, we hope that it was an enjoyable time for you and your loved ones. If you were among the many Americans who received the gift of a firearm this year, let me be among the first to congratulate you. Whether it’s your first, or a welcome addition to your […]



Biden Gets It Right (Finally)

Joe Biden doesn’t have the best track record as a go-to source for common sense when it comes to firearms. After all, the vice president advocated protecting one’s home by randomly firing a shotgun into the air, an act that is both dangerous and illegal. He was also tapped as the Obama administration point person to push a […]



America’s Love of Technology Meets Firearms in an Imperfect Union

“America may love apple pie and baseball, but technology would arguably rank a close third in our national affections,” wrote the editor of the RealClear Technology website. Many of us would agree. And because we live in a country, where thousands of people camp out overnight to buy the latest version of the iPhone, we […]



Cabela’s Partners With NSSF and Project ChildSafe to Promote Firearms Safety

NSSF and Cabela’s Announces New Partnership with Project ChildSafe to Promote Firearms Safety The National Shooting Sports Foundation and Cabela’s Inc., the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced a new partnership to promote firearm safety in support of NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program. “Both Cabela’s and the National Shooting Sports Foundation place […]



Americans Skeptical of ‘Smart Guns’; Oppose Their Legislative Mandate, National Poll Finds

New NSSF Report Shows Americans are skeptical of Smart Guns By a wide majority, Americans are skeptical of the reliability of technology intended to prevent all but authorized users of a firearm from being able to fire it. They also say overwhelmingly that they would not be likely to buy such a so-called “smart gun” […]