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Posts Tagged ‘Project ChildSafe’

Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season


This holiday season, $2 can buy the important gift of firearms safety. Two dollars is all it takes to help put a gun lock in someone’s hands so firearms can be securely stored.



NASGW Becomes First Silver Sponsor of Project ChildSafe


The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) has become the first Silver Sponsor of Project ChildSafe. NASGW's $30,000 contribution marks a historic advancement in NSSF's firearm safety program.



Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever Partner with NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Program


NSSF announced today that Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, the nation's leading habitat conservation organizations for pheasant, quail and other wildlife, have become promotional supporters of the Project ChildSafe® program.



Connecticut State Police and NSSF to Promote Firearm Safety at The Big E


At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will work cooperatively to encourage firearm owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent accidents, misuse and theft. Through NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program, state police will distribute free gun locks, safety literature and child safety […]



Reagan National Airport Says No to Public Service Ads Deemed OK at 5 Other Airports


Project ChildSafe is About Safety, Not Politics – and Yet … Project ChildSafe, run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, is the firearms industry’s longstanding program to promote safe firearms storage. Since 2003, Project ChildSafe has partnered with law enforcement agencies in all 50 states to distribute more than 36 million safety kits, including cable-style […]



NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Takes Second Annual S.A.F.E Summer into Communities Nationwide


Project ChildSafe, in partnership with NSSF, announces the second annual S.A.F.E Summer campaign, a part of Project ChildSafe’s ongoing program to emphasize the importance of responsible firearm storage — particularly while children are home from school and more likely to be unattended. Each month, Project ChildSafe will recognize and spotlight local leaders nationwide who are […]



How the Firearms Industry Leads the Way on Gun Safety And What the Anti-Gun Activists Won’t Acknowledge


Recently, an acquaintance encountered a church member in the Washington, D.C. area handing out material advocating the need to end “straw purchases” of firearms – the term that describes when someone who is not prohibited buys a firearm on behalf of someone who is.  He struck up a conversation with the person, who went on […]



MarketWatch Puts a Cliched Template on the Gun Industry … and Comes Up Short on Important Facts


When a pre-set story narrative meets formulaic writing, you get the worst of both worlds.  The latest example is evident in “10 things the gun industry won’t tell you,” recently served up by MarketWatch, formerly a property of CBS, but now part of News Corp through its acquisition of the Wall Street Journal, but absent the […]



GunBroker.com NASCAR Drivers Race for Gun Safety and Project ChildSafe


At NSSF, we know who we’ll be rooting for at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. It will be the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado owned by NTS Motorsports and driven by GunBroker.com-sponsored drivers John King and Brennan Newberry. The reason we’re excited about this race is that the […]



Project ChildSafe by the Numbers


Over the past decade, we’ve distributed more than 36 million firearm safety kits to law enforcement agencies through Project ChildSafe. Our efforts help prevent firearm accidents and keep guns out of the wrong hands. Yet due to lack of funding, today we’re only able to provide for 30 percent of the 1,000 safety kit requests […]



NSSF Promotes Gun Safety with Project ChildSafe


Own It? Respect It. Secure It. That was the gun safety message NSSF delivered to New Orleans last Saturday in partnership with the New Orleans Police Department and USA Shooting Olympic athlete Amanda Furrer. This Project ChildSafe S.A.F.E Summer tour stop kicked off with a press conference at Washington Artillery Park in the heart of […]



NSSF and USA Shooting Team Up To Promote Firearm Safety


NSSF and USA Shooting today announced the two organizations will begin working cooperatively to promote firearm safety in the home as part of the NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® “S.A.F.E. Summer” campaign. NSSF launched Project ChildSafe in 1998 (prior to 2003 the program was called Project HomeSafe) as a nationwide initiative to promote firearms responsibility and provide […]



New Project ChildSafe Website Offers Tools to Encourage Firearm Safety in the Home


NSSF has launched a new Project ChildSafe website as part of its “S.A.F.E. Summer” campaign. The new site, and the campaign, are designed to focus attention on the importance of safe and responsible firearm storage, to reinforce that anyone who is going to own a firearm should respect it and secure it, and to provide […]



Firearm Safety for Teachers and Students


If you know an educator or school administrator, do them a service by letting them know about NSSF’s free classroom and online firearm safety videos. These age-appropriate videos teach students how to react quickly and make correct decisions if they should encounter a firearm in an unsupervised situation—at school, at home or at a friend’s […]



Firearms Industry Praises U.S. Rep. John R. Carter For Introducing Secure Firearms Act


NSSF today praised U.S. Rep. John R. Carter (R-31, Texas) for his introduction of the bipartisan Secure Firearms Act. “The members of America’s firearms industry thank Rep. Carter for his leadership in offering a real bi-partisan solution that will help make our families safer,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel. […]



NSSF’s Commitment to Firearm Safety


One of the questions I’m often asked in the course of the gun debate is, “Is there common ground and room for cooperation?” The answer I always give is “Absolutely,” because one thing all of us, especially gun owners, can agree on is the importance of firearm safety. As the leading organization to promote firearm […]



Orders for NSSF Safety Education Materials Top 1 Million in First Quarter of 2013


Demand for NSSF’s safety and education materials skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013, with more than 1 million safety literature items and safety DVDs being ordered. Orders for NSSF’s popular educational brochure “Firearms Safety Depends on You” were up 114 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year. There were […]



White House Puts Politics Over Safety


President Obama delivered his gun control stump speech in his hometown of Chicago last Friday. He did not acknowledge that he was pressing for new restrictions in the town that makes owning a gun harder than anywhere else in the country, but is still wracked with astronomical levels of violence and killing. “We may not […]



NSSF Providing Free Firearm Safety Materials to Returning Servicemen and Women


With President Obama expected to announce the return of 34,000 servicemen and women from Afghanistan within a year at tonight’s State of the Union address, NSSF announces that it will continue providing free firearm safety materials, including gun locking devices, to America’s returning armed services members. In recent years, NSSF has donated and helped place tens […]



Store Your Guns Safely


Although this KSBW news video does not mention that the National Shooting Sports Foundation developed and manages Project ChildSafe, it nevertheless does a good job raising awareness of the program’s message: that safely storing firearms in the home can help prevent accidents involving children. A nationwide firearm safety education program, Project ChildSafe makes gun locks […]