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

New Research Tools Provide Insights into the Minds of Firearm Owners


NSSF and Southwick Associates announce new products and services to help the industry develop strong personal connections with target audiences.



NSSF’s Customized Market Reports—Taking the Pulse of the People and Businesses Around Your Enterprise


NSSF’s Customized Market Report (CMR) is the easiest way to obtain a precise picture of your business and its potential for success.



Focusing on Tomorrow


The Baby Boomers generation, age 51 to 69, has provided the highest level of participation among hunters over the last 25 years, but as these hunters age and face obstacles that prevent them from going afield, who will take their place?



How Bad Are Guns? As Bad as Tobacco, According to the Violence Policy Center


Sugarmann is lead author of his organization’s latest propaganda exercise called “Start Them Young,” covered recently by the New York Times and which is an assault on the firearms industry, to be sure.



Updated Research Reports from NSSF


Here are just a few of the many updated research reports available to NSSF members and non-members.



A Hunting and Marriage Comparison


Once a couple exchange their vows, the work toward building a long-term, hopefully life-long relationship begins. For hunting supply manufacturers and retailers, wildlife management agencies and other members of the hunting community, the same challenge begins when a person buys his or her first hunting license.



Five Reasons to Invest in a Customized Market Report


Smart business owners back their risk with research. For firearm retailers and range owners, NSSF’s Customized Market Reports are the answer to getting that research down.



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.



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.



For Gun Control Advocates, Exaggeration is Standard Practice


Recently, we wrote a letter to the editor of USA Today to correct inaccuracies in an article about a new Everytown for Gun Safety “study”.  In that study, the team at the Bloomberg-funded Everytown was following in the footsteps of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in willfully misconstruing key facts. At a June […]



FBI Preliminary 2013 Numbers Show Violent Crime Continues to Drop


Taking another look at what gets coverage, firearms sales and public opinion It has become almost an article of faith in the firearms industry that even reports from our federal government that show a continuing decline in crime will get little media attention.  And so it was again with the release this month of the […]



Hunter Numbers Up 9% Between 2006 and 2011, Preliminary National Report Shows


The number of hunters age 16 and older in the United States increased 9 percent between 2006 and 2011, reversing a previous downward trend, a preliminary report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Department of the Interior shows. Preliminary figures show an increase from 12.5 million hunters in 2006 to 13.7 million […]



Crime Rates Continue to Fall as Firearm Sales Soar


As firearms and ammunition experienced record sales in 2009, the nation’s crime rates continued to fall, a new report from the FBI shows. During 2009, violent crime declined for the third straight year, with an estimated 5.3 percent drop from 2008 figures. Homicides were down 7.3 percent. The FBI statistics undermine a favorite argument of […]