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Posts Tagged ‘Project ChildSafe’

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 […]