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Employee Background Checks — Yes, You Should


How can you determine if the members of a store team are prohibited from being in active or constructive possession of firearms? An employee background check program!



NFA Dealers: It’s time to get ready for 41-F!


If you are a dealer in National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms and accessories, hopefully you know that ATF has revised NFA regulations in the recently published Rulemaking 41-F. So, how do these revisions affect you?



NSSF Welcomes Judy Bender To FFL Compliance Consultant Team


NSSF is pleased to announce that former career ATF investigator Judy Bender has joined the organization's highly respected FFL Compliance Consultant team.



U.S. Sen. Inhofe Introduces NSSF-Backed Bill To Help Strengthen Ammo Manufacturing


U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) today introduced the NSSF-supported Alternative Ammunition Manufacturing Act (S.2444) to help ensure ammunition manufactures gain the certainty needed to produce alternative types of ammo.



Tampa Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, the NSSF and the ATF are reminding the public in the Tampa Bay area that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases.



Firearms Industry Assists ATF Investigations Into Gun Store Thefts, Matches ATF Rewards for Information


When FFLs are burglarized or robbed, NSSF stands ready to assist the field offices of the ATF and their state/local law enforcement partners.



Everytown Flunks “Engaged in the Business” 101


Everytown for Gun safety pushed out a paper this month calling for President Obama to redefine who is a firearms dealer by drastically changing what it means to be “engaged in the business.”



Gun Control Groups Push for Redefining Reality


According to news reports, the Obama Administration is considering redefining a key term that would impact the firearms industry and law abiding gun owners.



SHOT Show Retailer Seminars 2016 — How to Be an FFL Super Star


Are you a firearms retailer looking for a gold star and perfect compliance during your next ATF inspection? We encourage you to attend the Retailer Seminar “NICS Super FFL!”



NFA Forms and Records Retention—Staying Compliant as You Enter the Suppressor Market


This should get you started as a new SOT/Class 3 dealer with your initial receipts of product into your inventory and sales to individual, non-law enforcement customers.



Veteran Range Professional Dennis Rohman To Join 2016 SHOT Show University Speaker Roster


The Range Development learning track at the 2016 SHOT Show University will include the presentation “Avoid OSHA Hell with the Right Book” with Dennis Rohman.



Nashville Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


NSSF and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are reminding the public in Nashville and the capital region that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of "straw" purchases.



Nashville Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, NSSF and the ATF are reminding the public in Nashville and the capital region that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases.



ATF Emphasizes Collaborative Approach to Regulating Firearms and Explosives Industries


Representatives from the Office of Enforcement Programs and Services (EPS) and Field Operations (FO) at the ATF have visited firearms and explosive manufacturing facilities across the country as part of a long-range plan to reinforce relationships with these industry partners.



Wally Nelson Joins Speaker Lineup for 2016 SHOT Show University


We are pleased to announce that former ATF Deputy Assistant Director Wally Nelson will be hosting several 2016 SHOT Show University learning tracks.



Harry McCabe Joins Speaker Lineup for 2016 SHOT Show University


We are pleased to announce that former ATF Deputy Assistant Director Harry McCabe will be hosting several 2016 SHOT Show University learning tracks.



Firearms Retailers Overwhelmingly Obey the Law; ‘Bad Apple’ Charges Are Not New and Still Rotten


After years of evidence that the vast majority of FFLs are law-abiding business owners that comply with a complex regulatory system the government has created, the anti-gun crowd is again arguing that there are “bad apple” retailers that must be legislated or sued out of existence.



Double-Check Those Firearm Bar Codes


Today we have massive computing power in the palms of our hands that can, thanks to things like bar code scanners, make those inventory acquisition entries into your bound book a breeze. But . . .



Assisting Customers Who Have Been Denied/Delayed by NICS


The FBI and ATF have informed NSSF that both agencies have been realizing a higher-than-normal volume of calls by consumers who have received denials or extensive delays from the NICS system.



NSSF Supports Rep. Bishop’s ‘Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act,’ H.R. 2710


The National Shooting Sports Foundation, trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, applauds the introduction yesterday of H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act of 2015, by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources.