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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Posts Tagged ‘election’

Support for ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban at Record Low, Yet One Candidate Continues to Call for One


A new Gallup poll shows that support for a ban on so-called “assault weapons” just hit a record low of 36 percent, with a clear majority (61 percent) of Americans opposing an outright ban -- the highest percent of opposition ever recorded.



Election Day 2016: The Firearms Industry’s Future is on the Ballot


The election is now less than 2 weeks away. While politicians say it all the time, this truly is the most important election in the history of our industry, and we need your help.



Second Presidential Debate: What you Heard, Didn’t Hear, but What a Leaked Email Confirms


Hillary Clinton’s brief response to a question on Supreme Court nominations during Sunday night’s presidential town hall style debate were enough for her political base to hear that she had checked the box for more gun control.



Beretta Holding Group Companies Contribute $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign


Benelli USA, Stoeger Industries and Burris Company, three companies under the Beretta Holding Group umbrella of firearms industry companies, have together donated $100,000 toward #GUNVOTE.



Where Have the Pro-Gun Democrats Gone?


Earlier this week, Senator Chris Murphy said in an interview that Democrats should only elect politicians who embrace a strident anti-gun agenda.



Voters Do Not Support Lawsuits Against Firearms Manufacturers, Retailers for Gun Crime, Poll Finds


Seven of 10 American voters do not support allowing crime victims to sue firearm manufacturers and retailers, and instead back the defense that the PLCAA provides.



Voters Do Not Support Lawsuits Against Firearms Manufacturers, Retailers for Gun Crime, Poll Finds


Seven of 10 American voters do not support allowing crime victims to sue firearm manufacturers and retailers when firearms they made or sold lawfully after background checks are used illegally in crime.



McAuliffe’s Narrow Victory Comes in Spite of Bloomberg’s “help”


Victory has a thousand fathers, as the saying goes, while defeat is always an orphan. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making sure everyone knows he has a claim for paternity when it comes to the narrow victory won by Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia’s gubernatorial race. Bloomberg hit the cable-news airwaves the day […]



#gunvote: A Tipping Point?


Is the presidential election at a tipping point? The recent poll from Gallup indicates that Mitt Romney has taken a sharp lead after the debates. Now the pundits are arguing over whether the poll is critically flawed. Others are pointing to the poll as evidence that Romney may over-perform in the raw national vote number while […]



The Skewing of an Election


Are the recent presidential polls skewed? Could that impact turnout? Well, that is what some in the GOP and others have been pondering, given revelations that the way polls are being weighted may favor one party more heavily. In fact, there are strong indications that the current industry standard media polling model is based on […]



More Gun Owners Need to Vote


The potential for growing the gun vote in the 2012 election is considerable given the increase in new firearms owners in recent years. With more people having a stake in protecting their firearms freedoms, voters will be looking to evaluate candidates’ positions on the right to keep and bear arms and on upholding laws and regulations […]