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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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).



Security Basics: How to Criminal-Proof a Gun Store or Shooting Range

There will always be criminals planning their next big heist, and that means security will always be a top concern for retail firearms dealers and firearms range operators.



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 […]



Retail Security: How Tough Is Your Store’s Glass?

Upgrading the security of your store glass can make a major difference in your firearms protection program.



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.



NSSF Hosts Media Suppressor Demonstration [VIDEO]

NSSF last week hosted a suppressor demonstration at Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas, Virginia to provide news reporters and producers a chance to hear the truth about the hearing protection devices.



NSSF and ATF Meet for Regulatory Reform Discussions

NSSF leadership met with leadership at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss regulatory reforms.



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.