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Poll Shows Three-Quarters of Law Enforcement Officers Support Gun Rights


A recent Pew Research Center survey found that law enforcement officers overwhelmingly say it is more important to protect the rights of Americans to own guns than it is to control gun ownership. By a margin of 3-1, officers supported rights over gun control (74 percent to 25 percent).



Sen. Sessions Stands Strong on Guns During Confirmation Hearing


U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took a firm position on Capitol Hill during two days of confirmation testimony for his nomination to be the next attorney general of the Unites Stated. The National Shooting Sports Foundation urged Sessions confirmation due to his commitment to gun ownership rights, respect for the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act and vow to enforce the gun laws already on the books.



NSSF Praises Sen. Mike Crapo’s Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017


The National Shooting Sports Foundation praised Sen. Mike Crapo's (R-Idaho) introduction of the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (S. 59).



NSSF Backs Sessions for Attorney General


The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition and related industries, today expressed its strong support for the nomination of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama as the 84th Attorney General of the United States.



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.



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.