NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
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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2017 NSSF Boy Scout Grant Program Goes Live


BSA Councils can receive a portion of $100,000 in NSSF-provided grant funds to develop or expand their troop activities in target shooting and marksmanship.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% since 2008


The 2017 Firearms Industry Economic Impact Report provides a state-by-state breakdown of job numbers, wages, excise taxes and more.



Tennessee State Lawmakers Meet NSSF Members


NSSF members met with more than 40 Tennessee state legislators at a reception in Nashville Wednesday and were reassured that the Volunteer State is open for business with the firearms industry.



Hearing Protection Act Critics are Suppressing Facts and Common Sense


Attaching a suppressor to a firearm is supposed to deaden the noise. But just the thought of threading one onto a barrel seems to be suppressing the appreciation of facts and common sense in anti-gun circles.



U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Introduces NSSF-Backed National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill


U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has introduced the NSSF-supported Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (S. 446).



Rotary International Tells Clubs to Drop their Guns


It came as a surprise to learn that the 18-member Rotary International (RI) board recently decided to address a “lack of clarity" around RI’s firearm policy.



Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax: How Much has Been Collected?


The Seattle City Council in 2015 passed a so-called gun violence tax on guns and ammunition. Now we'd like to know how much money this gun tax actually raised.



Pittsburgh Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


NSSF and the ATF are reminding the Pittsburgh area that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of illegal "straw" purchases of firearms.



Poor Journalism, Inaccurate Police Report Make for Fake News


To read a recent Washington Post article, “In the District, illegal guns range from the ordinary to the exotic,’ the reader could conclude that District residents should fear for their safety.



NSSF Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of Target and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2017


NSSF has praised the bipartisan introduction of H.R. 788 in the U.S. House of Representatives, sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif).



Cincinnati Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases


NSSF, ATF, U.S. Attorney, area Law Enforcement emphasize 'Don't Lie for the Other Guy' in Cincinnati area.



While Media Chase “Fear” Narrative; Americans Make their Own Decisions on Buying Firearms


Media outlets are now taking a look at the demographics of those choosing to legally purchase firearms and are seeing for the first time the trends that have been evident for years now.



Much Ado about Nearly Nothing in the End: The Obama Administration’s Smart Gun Saga


A completely predictable thing happened on the way to the Obama administration’s political promise to support the development of “Smart Gun” technology .



VIDEO: Hillary Clinton’s Plan for Guns


Will Hillary Clinton render the fundamental human right to keep and bear arms for defense impossible to exercise? You be the judge.



NSSF-AFSP Suicide Prevention Partnership


A first-of-its-kind national plan to build and implement public education resources for firearms retailers, shooting ranges and the firearms-owning community about suicide prevention and firearms.



Hollywood’s Hypocrisy on Guns


What do rogue government assassin Jason Bourne and elite hitman Deadshot have in common? The actors who portray these characters in their respective current Hollywood films are hypocritically anti-gun.



SIG SAUER Furthers NSSF #GUNVOTE Effort With $100,000 Contribution


SIG SAUER has joined NSSF's #GUNVOTE President's Club with a $100,000 contribution to the association's critical voter registration and education campaign.



Mass. Attorney General Maura Healy Usurps Power to Attack Second Amendment


NSSF sees this unprecedented action as a blatant anti-gun attack on federally licensed firearm retailers and the law-abiding citizens of the Commonwealth.



Special ATF Session Added to 2016 Firearms Retail Security Conference


As security technology increases, so does the number of ways criminals find to defeat those measures. It’s crucial that today’s firearms retailers understand how, when, where and what types of crimes are being perpetrated today and the measures they can put in place to ensure their employees, customers, inventory, data and other sensitive items stay […]



NSSF Infographic: Gun Sales Up, Crime Rates Down


As NSSF’s new infographic shows, violent crime continues its downward trend, even as the firearms market sees more and more growth over the past two decades.