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NSSF Welcomes State Department Removing Suppressor Export Obstacles

The NSSF is pleased to announce the State Dept. is removing obstacles for suppressor-makers looking to sell outside the US. IMG NSSF. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, lauded the decision of the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) to rescind the 2002 policy that blocked the export of firearm suppressors to overseas markets. NSSF has championed the effort to remove the policy which has only harmed U.S.-based suppressor...
Tags: Guns, US, United States, State Dept, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Lawrence G Keane, Trump Administration, DDTC, USML, NSSF Welcomes State Department, Trump Administration Earlier

NSSF Resource: Using Social Media Effectively In Times Of Crisis

As much as I would like to relocate all social media to the burning dumpster fire part of the internet and close the door, for businesses it can be their main channel of communication with potential customers. Unwelcome guests that we are, our gun-loving thoughts, ideas and passions need to be on mainstream social media […] Read More … The post NSSF Resource: Using Social Media Effectively In Times Of Crisis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Social Media, Companies, Webinar, Daily News, NSSF, Shooting Sports

NSSF – Mayors Play Blame Game as Lawlessness Grows

After downtown Seattle erupted in violence, armed citizens in suburban small towns guarded their local businesses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Big city mayors must have a standard checklist in the back of their press briefing binders. That page would have one entry that would read: “When your failed policies create chaos, blame guns.” It would sound ridiculous, but that is what is happening. Crime is skyrocketing in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Seattle. T...
Tags: New York, Guns, Washington, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Bill De Blasio, Seattle, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Citizens, Big Apple, Jay Inslee, Washington Examiner, Lori Lightfoot, Lightfoot

Winchester Introduces New SCTP Packaging on Super-Target Shotshells

Winchester Ammunition is collaborating with SCTP with new packaging for selected shot shells. IMG Winchester Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester Ammunition and the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) are once again teaming up — this time with new co-branded ammunition packaging. “This is an opportunity to keep the SCTP organization in front of millions of our customers across the United States and build interest for their mission in support of the youth shooting sports,” said Matt ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, United States, Gear, Winchester, NSSF, Matt Campbell, Winchester Ammunition, Scholastic Clay Target Program SCTP, SCTP, Marengo Ohio, Tom Wondrash SCTP, Winchester Ammunition Winchester

Social Media’s Superfans – Growing Your Brand for You

By Hannah Stonehouse Hudson “The most successful social media accounts are the ones that find, engage, and cultivate their superfans.” – NSSF IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The most successful social media accounts are the ones that find, engage, and cultivate their superfans. What are “superfans?” Superfans are the people who comment on and share everything you post. That does not mean your aunt or another relative who shares your content because they love you—that’s actually the ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Social Media, NSSF, Creedmoor, Jim Grant, Shooting Industry News, Leupold, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Hannah Stonehouse Hudson

NICS Background Checks and Gun Sales Continue to Break Records in June, 2020

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- June of 2020 has continued the run of record setting numbers of background checks and gun sales for this presidential election year. The National Instant background Check System (NICS) recorded the highest ever number of checks in a month in June of 2020. The total number was 3,931,607. The number is misleading because the number of checks done for permits and permit rechecks has ...
Tags: Guns, America, Department Of Defense, Fbi, Arizona, Gun Sales, NICS, NSSF, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing

NSSF: Guns Are Selling, but Gun Safety is Priceless

By Joe Bartozzi Project Childsafe provides free gun locks to shooters. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Guns are flying off the shelves these days, but at the same time the most important commodity in the firearms marketplace is free and invaluable: That’s responsible and safe firearm ownership. “It’s important that we all understand the responsibility,” explained Jon Ogawa of Grandpa’s Pawn and Gun in Longmont, Colo., in a recent WAMU report. NSSF surveys show that firearm retailers be...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Denver, San Antonio, Hancock, DAVENPORT Iowa, NSSF, WAMU, Denver Police Department, Michael Hancock, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Gun University, Longmont Colo, Joe Bartozzi, IMG NSSF

NSSF Asks: Do Americans Have Excess Freedom?

By Elizabeth McGuigan Amazingly, the new “study” is making headlines.  IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Amazingly, a new “study” is making headlines, despite the fact that it relies on obviously faulty assumptions, irrational methodology and has not been peer-reviewed. The authors cite themselves as support for spurious statements like “Surges in firearm purchasing…have been well documented in association with mass shootings and significant political events and are followed by populatio...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Fbi, United States, ATF, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Real Solutions, Elizabeth McGuigan, IMG NSSF

Do ‘Universal Background Checks’ Really Work? Research ‘Mixed’

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A recent report by American University Radio (WAMU) in Washington, D.C. probably isn’t what the gun prohibition lobby wanted to see because it feeds a healthy skepticism that a cornerstone of the gun control agenda might be all wet. Right upfront in the first paragraph, writer Lisa Dunn says this: “While polls show widespread support for universal background checks, there is mixed...
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NSSF: The 2020 Ambassador Academy Was a Success

The NSSF reports that their latest Ambassador Academy was a resounding success. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The Ambassador Academy sailed through its second successful class despite having to reschedule over the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally slated to take place in March, organizers for the event took their cue when USPSA rescheduled its Multi-Gun Nationals for June 14-15, rebooting the Academy for June 6-10. The Academy is a five-day program for firearm industry brand ambassadors. Th...
Tags: Guns, Academy, Ryan, Orlando Florida, The Academy, NSSF, Gun Rights News, USPSA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Chris Dolnack, Dianna Muller, Ambassador Academy, IMG NSSF, Owners of Lake Martin Munitions Jodie, David McGirt

Sharp Shooting Indoor Range Thankful for NSSF Covid-19 Resources

The NSSF offers excellent resources for gun businesses struggling with the COVID pandemic. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, is working hard during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure our members are able to continue to do business. Robin Ball, co-owner of Spokane, Washington’s Sharp Shooting Indoor Range, and Gun Shop, recently noted her appreciation for the NSSF-led efforts to deem firearm industry companies as “essential businesses.” Although Washing...
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Your Second Amendment Rights are in Jeopardy! Take a Stand #GUNVOTE

#GUNVOTE USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- As the 2020 presidential election quickly approaches, many of the candidates’ platforms include proposals that severely threaten your Second Amendment rights. From proposed bans on popular modern sporting rifles and ammunition to mandates for federal licensing and registration, these ill-informed proposals would strip away the rights of law-abiding citizens while doing nothing to protect public safety. It is time you make a choice and take a stand. Visit www.gun...
Tags: Guns, US, America, Election 2020, NSSF, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, GunVoter.org, Gunvote, GUNVOTE USA

Independence Day Celebrates America’s Firearm Heritage

By Larry Keane Firearms are integral to American history, and the nation's existence. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Want to celebrate America’s independence like a Founding Father? Consider getting to a range. It’s what they would have wanted. The celebration of America’s independence, self-determination, and revolutionary spirit is rooted in a heritage of responsible firearm ownership. John Adams, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and later the second President of the Unit...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Navy, Washington, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, America, United States, Chris Kyle, Manhattan, John Adams, Abigail, Adams, George Washington, Springfield

Second Amendment Supporters Welcome the 2020 Class of New Gun Owners! ~ VIDEO

By Alan J Chwick and Joanne D Eisen Second Amendment Supporters Welcome the 2020 Class of New Gun Owners! ~ VIDEO iStock-gustavofrazao USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- We want to welcome the gun owners Class 0f 2020! The first 5 months of 2020, on a monthly basis, has broken every January, February, March, April, and May record of the past 10 years. The numbers are truly overwhelming, and many are first-time gun owners. According to the NSSF, “More than 2 million Americans became first-time gun owner...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Virginia, US, Bloomberg, Cnn, Long Island, South Carolina, New York State, Che Guevara, NICS, NSSF, Firearm News, New Gun Owners, Alan Chwick, Joanne D Eisen

Whip Scalise Shoots Straight With Firearm Industry

By Matt Manda Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. IMG NSSF “The Stakes Have Never Been Higher.” Nearly three years ago, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) survived an attack by a deranged criminal misusing a firearm. That horrific event shocked the nation. For the Louisiana Congressman, though, it steeled his resolve. This next election is crucial for ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, Fbi, House, House Of Representatives, New Orleans, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, George W Bush, Calif, U S Supreme Court, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Baton Rouge, Charlton Heston, Keane

‘Decoding Firearms’ Educates on REAL ‘Gun Safety’

‘Decoding Firearms' Educates on REAL ‘Gun Safety’ U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun and ammunition sales soar as defund-the-police movement grows,” CNN Business reported Wednesday. “More than 6.5 million gun-sale background checks were conducted from January 1 through April 30, according to the latest NSSF research, which showed a 48% year-over-year rise from the same period in 2019,” the report elaborates. “Firearms retailers … estimated that 40% of their sales came from first-time gun buyers.”...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Guns, Safety, Congress, California, Women, Training, Book Review, Resistance, Jeff Bezos, District Of Columbia, Nra, National Rifle Association, Eleanor Holmes Norton, David Codrea

Winchester Ammo Now Offers 350 Legend, 450 Bushmaster Components

Winchester now offers .350 Legend and .450 Bushmaster reloading components. IMG Winchester Ammunition East Alton, Il -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester Ammunition is expanding its component line with a variety of new bullets, primers, wads, and several new types of brass shell cases. The components will also be available in new bold packaging designs that include red, black, and white graphics. In addition, Winchester pistol and rifle bullets in 500-count packages will now be available in sturdy, sta...
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With Fire Season Here, NSSF PSA’s Remind Shooters to Prevent Wildfires

The NSSF reminds shooters that only they can prevent forest fires. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- With more than 23,000 wildfires having burned already this year—an increase of 20 percent over last year—NSSF reminds shooters and hunters to take precautions so they don’t accidentally ignite a wildfire. Prevent Wildfires InforgraphicAlthough fires that usually make headlines are those that scorch the arid West, all parts of the country can have destructive wildfires. The majority of wildfires ...
Tags: Guns, IMG, NSSF, Conservation News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, NSSF PSA

NSSF Opens Registration for Webinar on Social Media in Times of Crisis

The NSSF is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Using Social Media Effectively in Times of Crisis.” IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Using Social Media Effectively in Times of Crisis.” In this 60-minute webinar, Michelle Scheuermann, principle at Bullet Proof Communications and a favorite speaker at SHOT Show, will discu...
Tags: Guns, NSSF, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Michelle Scheuermann, Scheuermann, Bullet Proof Communications, Social Media in Times

Everytown’s Linguistic Gymnastics: 2A Doesn’t Really Mean ‘Bear’ Arms

By Larry Keane Everytown for Gun Safety is now claiming the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is a loophole that needs to be fixed. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Everytown for Gun Safety is now claiming the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is a loophole that needs to be fixed. They’re so convinced, they’ve listed this loophole as a “fact” of the Second Amendment. It’s beyond a misunderstanding of the text of the Second Amendment. It’s an attempt at a wholesale ...
Tags: England, Guns, Supreme Court, Virginia, Court, Chicago, Northampton, Capitol Hill, Bill, Seattle, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, Richmond, James, Thomas, U S Supreme Court

NSSF: Disarming Elmer Fudd Shows Folly of Hollywood

By Joe Bartozzi “Be vewy vewy quiet! I'm subvwerting Americana to viwtue signal.” IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-The streaming service HBO Max is launching a reboot of the classic children’s cartoon Looney Tunes. In doing so they’ve caved to antigun cancel culture with two of the cartoon’s lovable losers. When the perpetually-failing hunter Elmer Fudd heads out to hunt Bugs Bunny, he’ll no longer carry his trusty shotgun. Instead, show writers decided he’ll need to bump off Bugs with a Gri...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, America, Joe Biden, Las Vegas, Warner Bros, Seattle, Sam, Michael Bloomberg, Brady, IMG, Looney Tunes, Seattle Washington, Teslas, NSSF, Elmer Fudd

NSSF Releases National Shooting Sports Month E-book Resource

The NSSF is now offering a digital newsletter for free. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce the release of its newest event resource for retailers and ranges, the e-book “How to Create Participation and Sales with National Shooting Sports Month.” NSSM E-Book “National Shooting Sports Month, since its launch in 2017, has experienced significant growth in the number of ranges and retailers hosting events and promotions throu...
Tags: Guns, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Zach Snow, Ann Gamauf, IMG NSSF, NSSF Retail Range Business Development Coordinator, ShootingSportsMonth

Arizona Sen. McSally to Firearm Industry: ‘you Want Me on That Wall’

  Arizona Senator McSally to gun industry, “You want me on that wall!” IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Arizona Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally spent two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives before being appointed to the upper chamber last year. Prior to serving in Congress, Sen. McSally spent 26 years in the U.S. Air Force including flying A-10 Thunderbolt IIs in Operation Southern Watch over Iraq. The senator was the first female U.S. fighter pilot to fly in combat and the first...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, Iraq, Fbi, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Kelly, U S Air Force, Keane, Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly, Az

Former Ambassador Rice ‘forgets’ History on Everytown Veepstakes Tryout

By Larry Keane Susan Rice and Shannon Watts at the Everytown Veepstakes. IMG NSSF.org Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama’s first U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and later his National Security Advisor joined Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts for the latest in Everytown’s Veepstakes. She hyped her antigun history to the 134 live Twitter viewers, telling them more gun control is needed and 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden is just the guy for the role. But, she added, that wasn’...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, House, House Of Representatives, Susan Rice, United Nations, Biden

Winchester Introduces New Wildcat Super Speed .22lr

Winchester Ammunition unveiled its new 22 rimfire loading – the Wildcat SuperSpeed. IMG Winchester Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester Ammunition, a longtime leader in rimfire ammunition manufacturing, introduces its new Wildcat Super Speed ammo in 22 Long Rifle. The new round utilizes the versatile copper-plated Dynapoint hollow-point bullet, with a higher velocity of 1300 FPS, which provides more energy on target and optimizes cycling in semi-automatic firearms such as the Winchest...
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Washington Lawmakers Only Interested in Gun Control for Law Abiding ~VIDEO

By Larry Keane Current de facto warlord of CHAZ, Raz, stands on the left with an AK after handing out an AR-15 to a random CHAZ denizen. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The crisis in Seattle is revealing gun control politicians are only interested in enforcing gun laws on the law-abiding. When it comes to actual criminals, they’ve abandoned their citizens. A video surfaced of “Raz the Warlord” of Seattle’s infamous Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) or recently renamed the Capitol Hill Oc...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Tesla, Fbi, Seattle, Donald Trump, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Bob Ferguson, Simone, Seattle Police, NSSF, Chaz, AG Ferguson, Gun Rights News

Firearm Industry Praises Senate Passage of Great American Outdoors Act

The NSSF is praising the Senate's passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. IMG NSSF Newtown CT -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, praised the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, (H.R. 1957). This historic legislation, which received overwhelming bipartisan support, is among the most meaningful legislative measures for sportsmen conservationists ever. The Senate’s approval is a major step forward toward delivering on the promise of sustained ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, White House, America, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Senate, Lawrence, Mitch McConnell R Ky, U S House of Representatives, Joe Manchin, NSSF, Daines, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF

Winchester Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Contract

Winchester Ammunition was just awarded a contract by the DOD to produce frangible 9mm ammo. IMG Winchester Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester Ammunition has recently been selected for a $38 million contract, this time by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The selected 9mm frangible ammunition will be used for close-quarter battle (CQB) combat and indoor/outdoor CQB training. “This is another opportunity for Winchester to demonstrate its leadership in support of the U.S. Warfighte...
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Browning Ammunition Now Shipping the 28 Nosler Cartridge

Browning Ammunition is now shipping 28 Nosler rounds! IMG Browning Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Browning Ammunition announces that its Long Range Pro ammunition in 28 Nosler is now available at a variety of outdoor retailers. Browning will also be shipping its BXS Copper and BXC Controlled Expansion in 28 Nosler in the coming weeks. You can search for a Browning dealer near you using our Dealer Locator. New Browning Ammunition in 2020: The Browning Ammunition products in 28 Nosler offe...
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National Shooting Sports Month 2020 Event Insider No. 2

The NSSF promotes programs like First Shots which helps introduce new young shooters to the basic safety protocols of firearms. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-Welcome to NSSF’s second installment of event ideas to make this August’s National Shooting Sports Month a success no matter what restrictions stores and ranges may be operating under. Our last article talked about First Shots introductory programs, great for ranges where larger gatherings may be prohibited. But not all ranges are o...
Tags: Guns, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, National Shooting Sports Month, Ann Gamauf, IMG NSSF, NSSF Retail Range Business Development Coordinator

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