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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Firearm Safety at the Range and in the Home


Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Whether you own a gun or not, firearm safety is everyone's responsibility.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters are a Vital Part of Conservation [INFOGRAPHIC]


In America, wildlife agencies and hunters have worked cooperatively over the last century to create and maintain a stable environment for wildlife.



Understanding NSSF-Adjusted NICS and the Underlying Reason Gun Sales Remain Strong


May was a record-breaking month for firearm background checks—the highest number of checks for that typically slower sales month ever processed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).



The Mexican Gun Control Model


Rather than focusing on the real problems Mexico faces with gang violence, criminal activity and law enforcement, the anti-gun website “The Trace,” recently blamed U.S. firearms retailers for the region’s struggles. Far from being news (or accurate), we hear time and time again that a significant percentage of the firearms misused by the drug cartels […]



You May Be Surprised to Know … 6 Health Benefits of Eating Venison [INFOGRAPHIC]


Do you ever get concerned about the healthfulness of the meat you’re eating? Well, hunters have long known the health benefits of hunting and consuming wild game.



Gun Control Database Misses the Forest for the Trees


A recent piece in Newsweek sounds the alarm on firearm fatalities, while failing to note they are at historic lows, to tout a new database of gun control policies and the lessons it offers for states.



With New Infographic, NSSF Reminds Shooters to Take Precautions Against Starting Wildfires


Wildfires have many causes, and with a new infographic the National Shooting Sports Foundation is urging shooters and hunters to not be one of them.



Taking a Closer Look at Youth Firearms Injuries


This week, research will be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting examining firearm injuries among youth in 2012. Spoiler alert: the problem is not firearms.



Oregon Bucks Trends and Grew 2016 Hunter Ranks


Oregon’s woods and wetlands saw a bit more hunter traffic in 2016. Much of the increase came from a welcome reclassification in the way the state sells youth licenses by combining hunting and fishing licenses.



NSSF Spring 2017 Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp Gets Big Thumbs Up


NSSF’s second Shooting Sports Fantasy camp focused specifically on the trending action shooting sport of 3-Gun, with seven of today’s top professional shooters guiding 30 students through the ins and outs of the competition genre and honing fine-level firearms handling skills.



Florida’s Shooters World Earns NSSF Five-Star Range Rating


NSSF has recognized Shooters World with the association’s Five-Star range rating.



First-Ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp, April 20-23 in Las Vegas


The people have spoken, and we’ve listened. New price, new format (3-Gun!), and a return to fabulous Las Vegas! NSSF’s first-ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp is set for April 20-23 at the world-class Clark County Shooting Complex with hotel accommodations at the Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa. Modeled after similar events in NASCAR and Major […]



NSSF Announces New Star-Rating Range Program


I am pleased to announce the launch of NSSF’s completely revamped Star-Rating Range Program. Created to acknowledge those indoor shooting range facilities that excel across a wide variety of criteria, the new rating system not only highlights those ranges that have made significant strides in maintaining an outstanding facility to the public, provide excellent customer […]



Wildlife Needs Hunters and Shooters to Thrive


Yes, “We built that,” but the work is far from over. Here’s how you can do your part to secure our heritage and lifestyle for the next generation Healthy wildlife populations and habitat ARE NOT a product of nature. That’s a fairly bold and rather counter-intuitive statement, but in an era of threatened natural resources […]



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 […]



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.



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 […]



Instruction for Novice Target Shooters from Top Shot Champion, Chris Cheng


NSSF has released the first two videos in a new series hosted by Top Shot Season 4 Champion Chris Cheng titled, "Handgun 101 with Top Shot Champion Chris Cheng."



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.