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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Posts Tagged ‘legislation’

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).



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).



Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act — Your Immediate Action is Needed


The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, the most important legislation in a generation for America’s hunters and target shooters, is at a crucial stage. Call Your U.S. Representative’s Chief of Staff and politely insist that Congress act on the Energy Conference report that contains the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act. Please CALL TODAY before Congress takes up the Continuing Resolution […]



British Firearms Trade Expert John Batley to Host Import/Export Seminar at 2017 SHOT Show


For anyone in our industry currently working with Great Britain on exporting or importing firearms, as well as those exploring the possibility of working with this exciting market, our Retailer Seminar “Guidance on U.K./U.S. Legislation and Explanation of U.K. Firearms Legislation” is one you will not want to miss. This is the first time we’ve […]



NSSF Praises U.S. Senate Passage of Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act


The National Shooting Sports Foundation praised the passage today by the U.S. Senate of the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act.



NSSF Lauds U.S. House Passage of SHARE Act


NSSF praised the passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act.



NSSF Commends Key Committee Passage of Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act


The NSSF today commended the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for its passage Wednesday of the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act (S.659).



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.



Sound Policy over Sound Bites


U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) recently introduced the “Responsible Transfer of Firearms Act,” a bill designed to impose even stricter rules on law-abiding firearms retailers.



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.



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.



2015 Promises a Banner Year for the Second Amendment, But With Challenges


What will 2015 hold for our Second Amendment rights? If 2014 is any indication, lawmakers are seeing the same signs we do to indicate that restricting Second Amendment rights is not only bad policy, but bad politics as well.



NSSF Statement Regarding the Bipartisan Sportmen’s Act


NSSF today issued this statement regarding the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, S. 2363, that earlier today, failed to garner the  60 votes needed to move towards final passage: NSSF understands why pro-sportsmen members from both sides of the aisle wanted an opportunity to vote on amendments unique to their respective states. That said, it is disheartening to see […]



Senate Votes to Move Ahead with Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act


On Monday evening, the United States Senate voted by an overwhelming 82-12 margin to move ahead with consideration of S. 2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen Act of 2014. We can expect Senators this week to begin debating the most important package of pro-sportsmen’s legislation in a generation. Monday’s vote was just the first. We can expect […]



Call and Urge Your Senators to Co-sponsor the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act


The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, S. 2363, is the most important package of measures for the benefit of sportsmen in a generation and 45 Senators are already co-sponsors. If yours are, thank them for their leadership. If they are not, as a firearm owner, hunter, target shooter or outdoor trade business owner, call or send emails and urge them to […]



Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Admits to Regrets over Anti-gun Legislation


A little over a year ago, Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado signed into law a host of gun control legislation. The most controversial of the laws outlawed the sale of magazines of more than ten rounds capacity.  However, just last week, the Democratic Governor said that he regretted signing that legislation, among other admissions. Speaking to a gathering of sheriffs from […]



Conn. Governor Malloy and his Gun Politics


I guess that Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy must have missed us. And by “missed us”, I mean he missed making up stuff about us or either pretending he doesn’t know much about the firearms industry that has such a significant presence in his state or is so uneducated about federal and state law that it […]



Biden Gets It Right (Finally)


Joe Biden doesn’t have the best track record as a go-to source for common sense when it comes to firearms. After all, the vice president advocated protecting one’s home by randomly firing a shotgun into the air, an act that is both dangerous and illegal. He was also tapped as the Obama administration point person to push a […]



NSSF Files Lawsuit Against Gun Control Ordinance


Firearms Industry Trade Association Files Lawsuit Against Sunnyvale, Calif. Gun-control Ordinance The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Sunnyvale, Calif. and the Sunnyvale City Council to prevent an ordinance passed in November from being enforced that is detrimental to responsible and law-abiding […]