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Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Virginia House Passes Sunday Hunting

Sportsmen in Virginia saw a major victory today with the passage of House Bill 1237, which repeals the ban on Sunday hunting on private lands with written permission from the owner. Yesterday, opponents of Sunday Hunting tried to amend the bill to a local county option, but fortunately that amendment was defeated and today the […]



NSSF’s Where To Shoot App Tops 100,000 Downloads

NSSF is pleased to report that our Where To Shoot mobile app has topped 100,000 downloads. The app, which at one point hit No. 4 on the Apple App Store’s list of free sports apps, has been a hit with target shooters and gun owners. Available for iOS and Android devices, Where To Shoot locates […]



Registration Opens for NSSF Industry Summit June 9-11

Many programs that have helped increase participation in target shooting and hunting in the past 18 years can trace their roots to NSSF Industry Summits. That’s not surprising given the creativity and expertise of industry leaders who attend these gatherings every two to three years. The latest edition of the NSSF Industry Summit is slated […]



NSSF and SAAMI’s Challenge to California Microstamping Law

Manufacturers Now Acting; Second Amendment Rights Are in the Balance It was inevitable given the unconstitutional and unworkable governmental overreach now under way in the State of California.  Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co., two of the most recognized names in American firearms manufacturing, have confirmed that they are being forced to stop […]



Harvey Weinstein Brings Hollywood Hypocrisy to New Heights

If you’ve grown tired of hearing from the mainstream media how bad guns and the gun industry are for the country, there’s good news: Soon you’ll be able to pay $12 and eat stale popcorn, drink overpriced soda and watch a full length feature movie about how bad guns and the gun industry are for […]



SHOT Show Attendance Soars to New Record

Attracting industry professionals from the United States and more than 100 other countries, the SHOT Show shattered attendance records this week, giving industry professionals good reason to believe that 2014 will be another strong year for sales of firearms, ammunition, outdoor gear and law enforcement equipment. The 36th SHOT Show ran Jan. 14 to 17 at […]



NSSF President Steve Sanetti’s remarks at the SHOT Show’s annual State of the Industry event

Remarks by Steve Sanetti, NSSF President and CEO, at the State of the Industry Dinner at SHOT Show on Tuesday, Jan. 14: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. A year ago, we met in the shadow of a horrifying event that shook America to its core. A lot of soul-searching needed to be done, and was […]



NSSF Target Shooting Activity Report: States Benefit from Economic Impact of Target Shooting

Read the Report View/Download as PDF Watch a message from NSSF President & CEO, Steve Sanetti View INFOGRAPHIC NSSF has released a major new report documenting the importance of target-shooting activities to the U.S. economy. The report, Target Shooting in America: Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars, was released today in conjunction with a press […]



INFOGRAPHIC: Target Shooting in America – Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars

Did you know that more people target shoot than play baseball? The infographic below provides a look at just how economically impactful target shooting is in America. Also, watch this brief message from NSSF President, Steve Sanetti. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.  



Of a Judge’s Ruling, Police Chief’s Words and Professor’s Research: Developments of Note in the First Days of 2014

In the first full week of 2014 we are seeing some very interesting developments involving the Second Amendment rights of American citizens and the firearms industry that strives to serve them. First, from Chicago on Monday came the ruling from Judge Edmond E. Chang of the U.S. District Court for the Northeastern District of Illinois […]