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NSSF Cites 17 Percent Drop in Unintentional Firearms Fatalities


NSSF applauds the work of responsible firearm owners for helping to keep guns out of the wrong hands, as it shares the latest data regarding unintentional fatalities involving firearms.



Unintentional Firearms Fatalities Fall 17 Percent


The National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts—2017 Edition” shows that the number of fatal firearms accidents dropped 17 percent from 2014 to 2015 to 489, the lowest total since record-keeping began in 1903.



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.



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.



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.



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.



On Guns, the Contrast between Party Platforms is Stark


With both the Republican National Convention (RNC) and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) now behind us, the gap between the Democratic and Republican party line on guns has become even more stark. A brief comparison of the party platforms illustrates the divide.



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.



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.



VIDEO: Semi-automatic AR-15 is a ‘Weapon of War’? – #GUNVOTE


Fact is, the AR-15 is a semi-automatic civilian rifle and NOT a "Weapon of War." Arm yourself with the facts.



Conn. Is in Tough Fiscal Shape, but Gov. Malloy Always Has Time for Anti-Gun Politics


Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy always seems to find the time to for gun control politics and gestures.



NSSF Statement on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion In Teixeira v. Alameda County


NSSF has long maintained that the lawful commerce in firearms is protected by the Second Amendment, that the right to keep and bear arms includes the right to make, buy and sell them.



Retailers Needed For Research Study


In today’s competitive retail world, looking at your books and your bank account level and feeling that everything’s all right is tantamount to resting on your laurels.



NSSF Corrects the Record on Firearms Industry Liability


NSSF issued a statement today to correct the record and refute ongoing misrepresentation of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act by Hillary Clinton.



State Lawmakers Forget State Law and Their Oaths of Office


Seven Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia state lawmakers apparently see nothing wrong with opportunistically trying to use their offices and collective influence to disrupt a legitimate business, NOVA Armory, a federally licensed retailer, set to open this month.



Employee Background Checks — Yes, You Should


How can you determine if the members of a store team are prohibited from being in active or constructive possession of firearms? An employee background check program!



Smart Guns, Dumb Survey


It’s clear that Bloomberg is getting a high rate of return out of his Public Health School investment. What’s not clear is why an academic journal would publish such an “editorial” with no effort to seek the truth.



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.