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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More Women are Buying Guns or “Who are You Going to Believe …”


After we finally stopped laughing at the headline and the prose that followed, we decided that a response was warranted to “The Myth of the Rise in Female Gun Ownership.”



NSSF Encourages State Wildlife Agencies to Attend Industry Summit


The National Shooting Sports Foundation is holding its annual Industry Summit June 6-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Pittsburgh Marriot City Center.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.”



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 […]



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 […]



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.



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.



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.



NSSF, NRA, SAF Sue Seattle over Gun, Ammo Tax


NSSF joined the National Rifle Association, Seattle-based retailers and gun owners in filing a lawsuit today in King County Superior Court challenging Seattle's recently approved sales tax of $25 on each firearm and five cents for each round of ammunition (two cents for .22 caliber).



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.



Getting Started on Class III/NFA Licensing—Your First Step to Capitalizing on the Growing Suppressor Market


Despite the growing consumer demand for suppressors and the thriving marketplace, I still hear dealers wondering whether buying and selling suppressors is legal.



Recognize National Safety Month by Using NSSF Firearm Safety Resources


With June designated National Safety Month, now is a good time to communicate firearm safety messages to your customers using NSSF's many firearm safety resources.



Partner Up—Five Ways Retailers and Ranges Can Profit Together


Firearms retailers can benefit ranges that don’t have significant retail sales and discover ways to share their customers to the benefit of both businesses.



State Wildlife Agencies Receive $1.1 Billion in Revenues Generated by Hunters, Shooters, Boaters and Anglers


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the distribution of $1.1 billion dollars to state game and fish agencies—money that was generated by hunters, target shooters and anglers.