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Posts Tagged ‘FBI’

Boos for Hollywood: More Americans Bought Guns on Black Friday than Saw ‘Miss Sloane’ on Opening Weekend


On Dec. 9, the anti-gun message film “Miss Sloane” was released in 1,648 theatres nationwide — released yes, watched not so much.



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.



NSSF Statement Opposing S.Amdt.4814 (Collins Amendment)


Members of the firearms industry, like all Americans, do not want to see terrorists obtain firearms, especially from federally licensed firearms retailers. We condemn acts of terrorism wherever they occur, especially if they involve the misuse of firearm, and we extend sympathies to the victims of the Orlando terrorist attack. We appreciate the sincere and genuine effort by members of the U.S. Senate to try and pass legislation to address this important issue.



How Bad Are Guns? As Bad as Tobacco, According to the Violence Policy Center


Sugarmann is lead author of his organization’s latest propaganda exercise called “Start Them Young,” covered recently by the New York Times and which is an assault on the firearms industry, to be sure.



The New York Times Anti-Gun Crusade Kicks it Up a Notch


It should come as news to no one that the New York Times editorial board and newsroom has been on an institutional mission to impose more gun control new restrictions and infringe on Americans’ Second Amendment rights.



Psst! Can You Keep A Secret?


Theft of trade secrets, commonly known as “industrial espionage,” occurs when someone knowingly steals or misappropriates a trade secret to the economic benefit of anyone other than the owner.



2016 SHOT Show Retailer Seminars — Don’t Miss the NICS Town Hall Meeting!


With the New NICS E-Check 2.0 now set to debut in January, NSSF is encouraging all retailers to attend the 2016 SHOT Show Retail Seminar entitled “FBI/NICS Retailer Town Hall Meeting.”



The FBI Stats are in: Crime in the U.S. Fell Again in 2014


The FBI this month released the 2014 edition of Crime in the United States, and it revealed that the estimated number of reported violent crimes decreased 0.2 percent when compared with 2013.



Now More Voices Agree on the Need to Fix NICS


Following the recent tragedies in Charleston, Chattanooga and Lafayette, there has been considerable discussion in the media about how NICS works.



As We’ve Been Saying, Let’s Continue to FixNICS


Effective background checks on prospective firearm purchasers depend on the submission of complete, accurate information in the NICS database, and adequate training of those responsible for entering data.



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.



Crime is Down, so We can Relax, Right?


What can you do to maintain a culture of store security through both the good times and the bad? Here are Bill Napier's top five tips.



Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop & Public Believes Having a Gun in the Home Makes it Safer – Spread the News


The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report on Monday revealing that the country in 2013 saw the violent crime rate fall another 5.1 percent from the previous year, so it is now at its lowest since 1978.



New York Times Fails in Reading Comprehension


Recently, the New York Times published an article, “FBI Confirms a Sharp Rise in Mass Shootings Since 2000.” If this were actually the case, it may have been newsworthy. Unfortunately for Times readers, even the headline was wrong.



Gun Sales Up, Violent Crime Down (Again)


Preliminary crime statistics for 2011 released today by the FBI show a 4 percent decrease in violent crime–a continuation of a long-term downward trend nationwide. The report highlights that all four violent crime categories–murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault–declined in the country’s four major geographical regions and in all city population […]