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Posts Tagged ‘government relations’

California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Block Enforcement of Microstamping Law


A California Appellate Court has reversed the Fresno Superior Court's dismissal of the NSSF and SAAMI lawsuit seeking an injunction to block enforcement of the state's ammunition microstamping law.



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.



Hillary Clinton Reinterprets Heller Case in Last Debate


During the last Presidential Debate of the 2016 Election season, Hillary Clinton was asked by moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News to explain her statement from a year ago that "The Supreme Court is wrong on the Second Amendment." Specifically, Wallace asked her to explain her problem with the reasoning of landmark Heller decision.



NSSF Praises Bipartisan Introduction of Export Control Reform Act in House; Companion Bill in Senate


NSSF praised the bipartisan introduction of the Export Control Reform Act of 2016 in the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 6176, as well as the companion Senate bill, S. 3405, and called on Congress to pass this sensible pro-business and trade-enhancing legislation.



What you Find When You Unpack Mrs. Clinton’s ‘Basket’


We believe Mrs. Clinton would gladly place "gun owners" into her "basket of deplorables."



Hillary Clinton Wrongly Blames (a Few) Gun Stores


Facts are not stopping Hillary Clinton from misrepresentation and vilification in pursuit of her gun-control agenda and playing to her political base.



More Women are Buying Guns or “Who are You Going to Believe …”


After we finally stopped laughing at the headline and the prose that followed, we decided that a response was warranted to “The Myth of the Rise in Female Gun Ownership.”



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.



Sweepstakes & Contests — A Jackpot for Your Business or One of Potential Risk?


Running a sweepstakes or contest is not without its risks. Among these risks is that your promotion, which you may have spent months planning, is found to violate federal and/or state lottery laws.



Hot Off the Presses — NSSF’s 2015-2016 Industry Reference Guide


The NSSF is pleased to announce that it has updated, compiled and recently released the 10th edition of its flagship research publication, the Industry Reference Guide.



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.



NSSF Hails Enactment of Priority Legislation


NSSF hailed Congressional passage of legislation that precludes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from asserting Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) authority over ammunition and its component parts.



Big City Police Chiefs Tell Citizens to Defend Themselves, but Deny Them the Guns with Which to Do So


In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the top cops of Washington, D.C. and New York City suggested that citizens should take action to defend themselves if faced with a similar attack.



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.”



Why Hillary Clinton is Wrong on the Protection in Lawful Commerce in Arms Act


Hillary Clinton made the PLCAA an issue in the Democratic debate to score political points, but her claims about the law are blatantly false.



Thank You, U.S. Gun Culture


A recent study published in the journal Injury Prevention, is ridiculous on several levels.



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.



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.



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.



Biased Survey Yields Biased Results


Remember the December 2014 Pew Research Center poll that showed a majority of Americans believe that it is more important to protect the right to own firearms than to control gun ownership?