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NSSF PSA Reminds Recreational Shooters to Help Prevent Wildfires

The NSSF reminds shooters to be careful during dry spells not to accidentally start forest fires. IMG iStock-1198540877 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- With 90 percent of wildland fires in the United States caused by human actions, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding outdoor recreationists, including target shooters and hunters, to take precautions so they don’t accidentally ignite a wildfire. NSSF’s “Help Prevent Wildfires” public service announcements campaign provides video and aud...
Tags: Guns, United States, National Shooting Sports Foundation, IMG, NSSF, Conservation News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi


NSSF $100k Hunting Heritage Trust Grant Program Open for Application

NSSF is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2021 round of the Hunting Heritage Trust Grant program is now open for application. iStock-184790536 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2021 round of the Hunting Heritage Trust Grant program is now open for application. This grant program is designed to support hunting and shooting sports recruitment efforts. Organizations meet...
Tags: Guns, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, Hunting Heritage Trust Grant, Hunting Heritage Trust Grants


Encouraging New Data, but Staying Vigilant to Prevent Tragedy of Suicide

By Joe Bartozzi NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) since 2016. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- There is light at the end of the tunnel and some new data is worthy of solemn celebration. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released new figures showing the number of Americans who died by suicide in 2020 remained lower than in each of the previous four years. That’s good news. After a year o...
Tags: Guns, America, New York Times, Npr, Abc News, JAMA, Department of Veterans Affairs, NSSF, American Medical Association JAMA, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP, COVID


Firearm Industry Keeping Safety Top Priority as Families Begin Reuniting

By Joe Bartozzi Keeping Your Collection of Firearms Safe and Secure, Gun-Safe-iStock-1031564278-C5Media U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-Firearm sales continue to be hot, even after a year of pandemic closures, civil unrest, elections and now the specter of gun control executive actions and legislation. The firearm industry, and those businesses that provide the means of exercising the Second Amendment, are working to ensure new firearm owners are welcomed, educated, and encouraged to practice safe s...
Tags: Guns, California, America, Fbi, North Dakota, Albuquerque, Minot, Texas Florida, Sian, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Albuquerque City, Joe Bartozzi, Real Solutions


Industry Benefits From Firearm and Ammunition Excise Tax Payments

Each year firearm and ammunition manufacturers pay millions of dollars in excise taxes into the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program. iStock-497753329 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Each year firearm and ammunition manufacturers pay millions of dollars in excise taxes into the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) program that result in long-term benefits to industry, target shooters, and hunters. A new study, announced by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, reveals how these payment...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Oklahoma City, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wildlife Service, NSSF, Southwick Associates, Conservation News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Pittman Robertson, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration WSFR


Aero Precision Makes $100,000 Contribution to the NSSF

Aero Precision donated $100,000 to the NSSF! IMG Aero Precision U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. — The NSSF, the firearm industry’s trade association, is grateful to announce Aero Precision based in Tacoma, Wash., is making a $100,000 donation to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearm industry trade association. The firearm manufacturer and parts maker hailed the firearm industry trade association’s efforts on behalf of the entire industry to perpetuate recreational shootin...
Tags: Guns, Washington, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Tacoma Wash, Aero Precision, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, Scott Dover


Gun Sales Reach New Highs in 2020 Especially Among African Americans

The NSSF reports that African Americans among the largest growing portion of new gun owners. IMG PCS/NAAGA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Project ChildSafe, and the National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) are responding to record high gun sales in 2020, particularly among African Americans and first-time gun buyers, by providing free educational resources and tips on firearm safety and responsible storage for all new gun owners. According to ...
Tags: Guns, United States, Smith, IMG, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Philip Smith, NAAGA, National African American Gun Association NAAGA, Joe Bartozzi


NSSF: De-Platforming of Gun Sites Is a Dark Harbinger

By Joe Bartozzi Open censorship of dissenting voices by Big Tech doesn't bode well for Americans. IMG iStock-1055867850 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Throughout history, censorship has occurred whenever government or private groups attempt to impose their political or moral values on others. One would imagine that this could never happen in the freest and prosperous country in the history of the world. This type of activity clearly seems incongruous with the founding principles – not to mention t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Guns, Washington Post, Godaddy, United States, Aclu, New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, Pew Research Center, Isp, U S Supreme Court, Newsweek


NSSF: Taking Stock of Record-setting 2020 Firearm Year

By Joe Bartozzi Americans have bought more guns than ever this year. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  Twenty-one million. Let that number sink in for a moment. That’s a very big number. If I told you at SHOT Show last year that the industry would see 21 million background checks for the sale of a firearm in 2020, you would have thought I was crazy. One year later and with the benefit of hindsight, this was truly a remarkable year for the industry across the board. The final figures fo...
Tags: Guns, America, Bass Pro Shops, Ruger, NSSF, Brownells, Johnny Morris, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Hornady Ammunition, State Affairs, Jason Vanderbrink, Joe Bartozzi, Jason Hornady


Donate to NSSF for a Chance to Win a Benelli Shotgun and More!

Donate to the NSSF for a chance to win a Benelli shotgun. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. — Project ChildSafe Foundation has launched an exciting Sweepstakes to raise funds in support of the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Project ChildSafe program, which works to prevent firearms accidents and misuse by promoting safe handling of firearms and secure storage when not in use. The Sweepstakes features a variety of prizes contestants could win by making a “qualifying do...
Tags: Guns, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Benelli, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Jim Grant, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Project ChildSafe, Benelli Shotgun, Benelli Montefeltro, Joe Bartozzi, Project ChildSafe Foundation


NSSF, Project Childsafe Promote Firearm Safety This Holiday Season

Project Childsafe provides free gun locks to shooters. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn.— With the holiday season upon us, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reminds Americans to practice responsible safety measures at home, including safe and responsible firearm handling and storage. “It’s important to remember that the holidays can be a challenging time of year for many, and that may be especially true this year—particularly for those who are unable to see loved ones due to ...
Tags: Guns, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Bartozzi, Joe Bartozzi, Understand Youth Mental Health


New NSSF SHOT University Online Suicide Prevention Learning Modules

The NSSF added two new online learning modules about suicide prevention. IMG iStock-913789570 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF’s SHOT University Online learning portal offers a new presentation to help firearm owners, retailers and employees better understand the complexities of suicide and suicide prevention. The suicide prevention modules are the latest addition to SHOT University Online’s lineup of educational presentations for industry companies and their employees. These pres...
Tags: Guns, Marshall, IMG, Newtown Conn, NSSF, AFSP, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, University Online, Joe Bartozzi, Doreen Marshall, NSSF Suicide Prevention Toolkit


NSSF Promotes Safe Hunting as 2020 Hunting License Sales Surge

Numbers show COVID-19 is increasing the number of Americans interested in hunting. iStock 1146672827 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn.— NSSF, the trade association for the firearms industry, welcomes the millions of Americans who intend to go afield this hunting season – many of them for the first time – and reminds hunters to use, transport, and store their firearms safely and help prevent accidents in the field, on the range, and in the home. “Americans have rediscovered the outdoors as...
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The NSSF Releases Most Recent Firearm Production Figures

The released the 2020 edition of its Firearm Production Report to members IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF, the firearm industry’s trade association, released the 2020 edition of its Firearm Production Report to members. The report compiles the most up to date information based on data sourced from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Reports (AFMER) as well as the U.S. International Trade Commissio...
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NSSF President Bartozzi Extends Welcome to New Gun Owners ~VIDEO

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn.—With firearm sales continuing to surge across the country, NSSF President and CEO Joe Bartozzi welcomes millions of first-time gun buyers to the community of firearm owners in a new video and offers tips on how to safely enjoy the shooting sports. In “Welcome to the Community of Gun Owners,” Bartozzi says those new to the world of ownership will find this community to be friendly and supportive, and that training and education should be high on the list ...
Tags: Guns, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Bartozzi, Joe Bartozzi, ProjectChildSafe


NSSF Announces 2021 SHOT Show Cancellation

Statement from NSSF President & CEO Joe Bartozzi: SHOT Show 2021 has been officially canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. IMG Shooting USA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the world, NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, today makes the difficult announcement that the 2021 SHOT Show® has been canceled. NSSF has remained in constant communication with Nevada officials throughout the year in our planning for the 2021 show. While there has been ...
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NSSF Applauds USFWS’ De-listing of Gray Wolf Species

The NSSF applauds the de-listing of the Gray Wolf. IMG iStock-966118392 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, applauded the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) announcement that Gray Wolf wildlife management is being returned to the states following the successful population recovery under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Final Rule will go into effect in 30 days to de-list Gray Wolves, which exceed 6,000 in the lower 48 states, ...
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NSSF Recognized for Its Leadership in Receiving NASGW’s Highest Award

Media Day at the NSSF SHOT Show 2018. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers today presented the National Shooting Sports Foundation with its highest award, the Chairwoman’s Award, in recognition of the extraordinary contributions NSSF has made to all who work in the shooting sports industry. NASGW Chair Laurie Lipsey-Aronson made the announcement during a video presentation of the NASGW’s annual Achievement Awards. “I’m extr...
Tags: Guns, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, NASGW, Joe Bartozzi, Laurie Lipsey Aronson, Lipsey Aronson


The NSSF on Mental Health and Firearm Ownership

By Joe Bartozzi The firearm industry wants to have a brave conversation. It’s not comfortable, but it’s a life-saving discussion.  IMG iStock-913789570 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The firearm industry wants to have a brave conversation. It’s not comfortable, but it’s a life-saving discussion. Suicide is a very real issue and the firearm industry is taking it seriously. We offer Real Solutions and firearm manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and ranges are doing their part to prevent a traged...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Mental Health, United States, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, IMG, NICS, NSSF, AFSP, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Joe Bartozzi


All-Online 35th Annual Gun Rights Conference Sept. 19-20: ‘Elect Freedom’

Instead of an audience packed into a room, this year's Gun Rights Policy Conference will unfold entirely online, for an audience of thousands across the country. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Some 120 speakers and presenters will appear during this year’s 35th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC), and for the first time in the event’s history, it will be held completely online, on multiple platforms including YouTube and Facebook, so literally everyone will be able to particip...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Youtube, Washington, White House, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Joe Biden, House Of Representatives, Louisiana, Biden, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Orlando, Trump


NSSF, Project Childsafe Support Suicide Prevention Month

NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) since 2016. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- As suicide prevention groups mark Suicide Prevention Month by calling for prevention to become a national priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, the firearm industry is supporting that effort by educating the public – particularly the gun-owning community, including veterans and their families – on how storing firearms responsibly a...
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Iraq, US Army, NSSF, Avila, AFSP, Shooting Industry News, U S Concealed Carry Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, U S Veterans Administration, Bartozzi, Joe Bartozzi, Suicide Prevention Month, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP, Omar Avila


NSSF Witness to Trump Signing Great American Outdoors Act Into Law

The NSSF was in attendance when President Trump signed the GAOA into law. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, was honored to be present at the White House as President Donald Trump signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act, H.R. 1957. This historic federal law is among the most meaningful legislative measures for sportsmen conservationists ever. “This is a proud moment for the firearm industry which supported this legislation to see it p...
Tags: Guns, White House, America, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, IMG, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, GAOA


President Trump & White House Celebrates National Shooting Sports Month

The White Hosue celebrates National Shooting Sports Month. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, is proud to share the Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month 2020, in which President Donald Trump commemorates “…our Constitutional right to bear arms by celebrating America’s cherished past time of recreational and competitive shooting sports.” National Shooting Sports Month was developed by NSSF to celebrate, share, and inv...
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Showing We Care: Support the Lifesaving Work of the Red Cross

By Joe Bartozzi, NSSF President & CEO The NSSF donates to several charities including the American Red Cross. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF launched our Gun Owners Care initiative at the 2020 SHOT Show as a way to gather the voices of the firearm-owning public and show our country that American firearm owners are good people doing good things for their families, their friends, their neighbors and their communities. The initiative was well-received and gained immediate traction with ...
Tags: Guns, Red Cross, Midwest, Eastern Seaboard, American Red Cross, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, Red Cross IMG


The NSSF Launches American Red Cross Fundraiser

The NSSF announced its fundraising campaign to benefit the American Red Cross. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has launched a fundraising campaign to benefit the American Red Cross. The fundraiser is the newest component of NSSF’s Gun Owners Care initiative. NSSF launched the Gun Owners Care initiative at the 2020 SHOT Show to gather together the voices of the firearm-owning public and show our country that Amer...
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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


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 ...
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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, Project Childsafe Emphasize Firearm Safety

The NSSF in conjunction with Project ChildSafe is working to make firearm safety more accessible. IMG NSSF Newtown, CT -(AmmoLand.com)- Project ChildSafe and NSSF are emphasizing gun safety as a critical part of home safety as National Safety Month kicks off, and as the nationwide surge in firearm sales continues and includes millions of first-time buyers. “With the start of June and National Safety Month, now is a good time to remind existing and new gun owners of the importance of securely s...
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NSSF Announces 2020 Hunting Heritage Trust Grant Recipients

The NSSF announced the recipients of its 2020 Hunting Heritage Trust Grants. IMG NSSF Newtown, CT -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has selected seven recipients to receive a portion of 2020’s $100,000 grant allotment provided by the NSSF Hunting Heritage Trust. The recipients of and the projects to which the grants will be applied include: Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership — $10,000 to work in partnership with Colorado Par...
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