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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Posts Tagged ‘hunting’

New Poll Open for Misinterpretation


Extremist animal rights groups are sure to embrace a new Gallup poll as evidence that public opinion supports giving animals the same rights as people. As groups face a drop in individual contributions, such as a roughly 15 percent drop for the Humane Society of the United States from 2010-2013, they become more desperate for […]



Maine Governor Signs Families Afield Bill Into Law


On Tuesday, Gov. Paul LePage signed legislation that makes Maine the 40th state to allow its citizens to decide when their children begin to hunt.



Airguns and Outreach Can Improve Your Bottom Line (Yes, Airguns!)


Airguns often get dismissed as mere “toys,” which they most certainly are not. Many think they begin and end with the nostalgic Red Ryder, something that couldn’t be further from the truth.



INFOGRAPHIC: Ammunition Under Attack


The California Fish and Game Commission on April 9 adopted regulations to implement the law that will ban the use of traditional lead-component ammunition for all hunting in the state by July 1, 2019. The implementation will involve multiple phases, beginning with the 2015 hunting season.



Project ChildSafe Releases New Firearm Safety Video


The National Shooting Sports Foundation today released a new, first-of-its-kind educational resource, the "How to Talk to Your Kids about Firearm Safety" video.



Gun Ownership Declining? Don’t Believe It


An AP story receiving considerable attention cites the latest General Social Survey finding that gun ownership has declined in recent years, though other research provides evidence that Americans are embracing gun ownership at a much higher rate.



Project ChildSafe Hits Major Milestone with 1,000 Supporter Organizations


One thousand supporters have joined with NSSF to promote Project ChildSafe, the industry's national program to encourage responsible firearms ownership and provide safety materials to all gun owners.



Eagle Population Stronger than Ever, But Stories of Individual Birds Make Situation Look Dire


Anti-hunting groups manipulate isolated deaths of America’s symbol to pull on people’s heartstrings. However, in reality, the bald eagle population within the U.S has never been healthier.



Generous Industry Sponsor Support Key to Successful 2015 SHOT Show


The success of the 2015 SHOT Show was due in great part to the many dedicated industry sponsors.



2015 SHOT Show Posts Second Highest Attendance Total Ever


The SHOT Show rang up its second highest attendance ever at the Sands Expo Center Jan. 20-23, giving the industry a very good indicator that a strong sales year lies ahead.



Infographic: Girl Power


The number of women hunters, target shooters and gun owners has increased dramatically since the start of the new millennium. A new NSSF infographic gives a quick look at one of the fastest-growing segments of the shooting sports.



New ‘Women Gun Owners’ NSSF Report Available


Today during the SHOT Show, NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti announced the release of a new report, "Women Gun Owners: Purchasing, Perceptions and Participation."



New NSSF Report: More Women Owning Guns, Going Target Shooting and Hunting


Today during the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti discussed the findings in the new report, "Women Gun Owners: Purchasing, Perceptions and Participation."



Hunting Works for America Expands to Include Oregon


Hunting Works For Oregon, our tenth state chapter, was formed with the hope that we can educate people and legislators about the importance of hunters and the money they spend.



INFOGRAPHIC: Venison Donations Provide 11 Million Meals to Less Fortunate


When you’re passing the turkey and stuffing around the Thanksgiving dinner table, here’s a story to tell — one that would not be possible without the thoughtfulness and generosity of hunters. This infographic from NSSF shows that 11 million meals are provided annually to the less fortunate through donations of venison by hunters. Nearly 2.8 million […]



Gift Cards—’Tis the Season


With the winter holidays approaching at a rapid pace, gift buying is about to be in full swing. Gift cards solve a lot of issues for a lot of people, but especially for people who are not “gun people.”



NSSF Issues Call for 2015 Industry Summit Presentations


The National Shooting Sports Foundation has issued a call for presentations at breakout sessions at the 2015 NSSF Industry Summit, which will take place June 1-3, 2015, in Savannah, Georgia.



2014 Shooting Sports Participation Report Now Available


The 2014 edition of the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) Shooting Sports Participation report is now available for purchase.



The Growing Diversity of Gun Ownership


Last October, Pennsylvania resident Shaneen Allen was arrested in New Jersey after being pulled over for a minor traffic violation. When the police approached her vehicle, the single mother voluntarily disclosed that she had a gun in her vehicle and had been issued a concealed carry permit in her home state. Since Allen was in […]



NSSF Tries to Respond to New York Times’ Leaden Thinking


A week has passed without word from nary an editor or editorial assistant that the New York Times would deign to publish the within–the-prescribed-word limit letter to the editor we had submitted in response to an editorial that surprised even us for its mistaken assumptions and ridiculous headline. Nonetheless, we feel it is important that […]