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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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Posts Tagged ‘2012 elections’

#gunvote: Thanks for Your Support

With the election results in, it’s important to remember that the same voters who gave President Obama four more years in office by a narrower margin than he won in 2008 also produced a divided Congress. Democrats remain in control of the Senate by a few votes. Republicans hold a solid majority in the House. […]

Justice for the 2nd Amendment

As the election nears, it is important to remember that the battle for our rights is fought not only in the halls of Congress, but also before nine people who are seated in a building just across the street from the U.S. Capitol – the Supreme Court. The next president could have the opportunity to […]

Ryan: ‘I am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion’

Barack Obama would like us all to forget his derisive 2008 insult about clinging to guns and religion, but Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan took the statement as a challenge. In an interview with Deer & Deer Hunting magazine where Ryan outlines his credentials as an avid deer hunter, he proudly notes that, “From a […]

Democratic Platform ‘Commonsense Improvements’ Brings Back ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban, Gun Show Loophole Arguments

The 2012 Democratic National Convention released its party platform today and it quickly drew fire from several points of the political spectrum for its statement on the Second Amendment and firearms ownership. As we did with the corresponding Republican platform section, we include it in its entirety: “Firearms. We recognize that the individual right to […]

The Republican Platform Plank on the 2nd Amendment

It’s not often that a political position statement in this the 21st Century does not warrant further explanation, interpretation or parsing. In this regard, the Republican platform plank on the Second Amendment is a breath of fresh air. Although the wording is present-day, the directness of expression and clarity of sentiment is so in keeping […]

#gunvote: Independence Day

As we gather with our friends and family this Independence Day, let us not forget how important it is to be informed and active citizens. Every day our Second Amendment rights are being challenged, and it has become increasingly important to make our voices heard. It was 236 years ago that the British attempted to […]

NSSF Urges Members to Use #gunvote Button

NSSF is encouraging its members and others to proactively use its #gunvote icon on their websites and other electronic communications. The goal is to remind hunters, shooters and gun owners that together they can make a huge impact at the polls this Election Day. NSSF asks that the icon be linked to nssf.org/gunvote,  a good […]