NSSF will Continue Focus on FixNICS as Our Industry’s Contribution Our nation’s mental health care system is broken. We have known this for many years. Inadequate community and hospital resources were made even more so by state spending cuts necessitated by the Great Recession, as the National Alliance on Mental Illness documented in a 2011 report. State, […]
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Hunting has a huge impact on the American economy. This infographic provides a look at just how big that impact is.
In their never-ending effort to restrict law-abiding Americans’ access to firearms, the anti-gun establishment will do just about anything. In recent weeks they have shown a willingness to use a tragedy to score political points and misrepresent their true aims to gain supporters. One of the anti-gun lobby’s leading arguments is that fewer guns equals less violence. This seems […]
After months of high-tension politics, Colorado voters yesterday voted to recall two state senators who earlier this year led the push to enact strict gun-control legislation against the will of their constituents. Confident anti-gun activists billed the vote as a referendum on the nation’s appetite for further curbs on gun rights. The gun control zealots […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation today issued the following statement after the successful recall elections on Tuesday of State Senate President John Morse and State Sen. Angela Giron: When legislators fail to represent the beliefs of their constituents, it is up to the voters to fire them. And this is exactly what happened Tuesday in […]
If Lead Ammo is Ultimately Outlawed in California, Are We to Believe that the Humane Society of the U.S. Will Suddenly Support Hunting?
The recent opinion piece in the San Diego Union Tribune, “Lead poisoning a threat to wildlife” by the head of a national animal rights organization was the latest ploy in a propaganda campaign forged by those seeking to end hunting and fishing in the United States. In this piece, Wayne Pacelle of the anti-hunting Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) conveniently omits […]
Upset that the sweeping gun-control agenda he pushed earlier this year with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg did not pass Congress, President Barack Obama seems ready to take on the Second Amendment by himself. According to a report in the Washington Times, President Obama recently held a closed door meeting with several big city mayors […]
The September 2013 edition of The Range Report, NSSF’s E-magazine for shooting facilities, has been posted at its website, www.rangereport.org. You’ll find features and departments that can help you make your range even better. Take a look: FEATURES Options & Innovations: First Shots and Second RoundBy Carolee Anita Boyles See how ranges across the country are implementing […]
New NSSF Report Shows One in Five Began Shooting in the Last Five Years The face of America’s target shooters is changing. New target shooters–those who have taken up the sport in the last five years–are younger, female and urban when compared to established target shooters, or those participating for more than five years, according […]
If nothing else, anti-gun politicians are diligent recyclers. Last week, Chicagoland Congressman Danny Davis (D-Ill.) and Representative Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced legislation, H.R. 3018, to levy an additional nationwide tax of 20 percent on firearms and 50 percent on Ammunition. The bill, given the misleading title of Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of […]