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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


Ninth Circuit Vacates Injunction In 3D Gun Printing Case, Tells Lower Court To Dismis

#D Printed FMDA DD17.2 3D Printable Glock Frame Designer IvanTheTroll Gun BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation is applauding the Ninth U.S. District Court of Appeals for its decision to vacate an injunction obtained earlier in a lawsuit filed by 22 state attorneys general and the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, against an agreement between the State and Commerce departments and SAF and Defense Distributed allowing them to post data relating to 3-D pri...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, States, District Of Columbia, Appeals Court, DOS, Trump, State, National Shooting Sports Foundation, U S Department of State, Bob Ferguson, Ninth Circuit, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation


Ninth Circuit Vacates Injunction In 3D Gun Printing Case Tells Lower Court To Dismiss

#D Printed FMDA DD17.2 3D Printable Glock Frame Designer IvanTheTroll Gun BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation is applauding the Ninth U.S. District Court of Appeals for its decision to vacate an injunction obtained earlier in a lawsuit filed by 22 state attorneys general and the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, against an agreement between the State and Commerce departments and SAF and Defense Distributed allowing them to post data relating to 3-D pri...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, States, District Of Columbia, Appeals Court, DOS, Trump, State, National Shooting Sports Foundation, U S Department of State, Bob Ferguson, Ninth Circuit, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation


Iowa Joins Constitutional Carry Movement – The Long Journey ~ VIDEO

Iowa Joins Constitutional Carry Movement – The Long Journey Iowa – -(AmmoLand.com)- Iowa has become the 19th state in this great nation to embrace and codify Constitutional Carry into their state law.  If you’re only interested in a headline, the first sentence in this article will serve. If you’re interested in the truth, and a really good story I might add, then you should remain engaged.  …And if you were on the fence, the answer to the question of whether or not you’re interested in the ...
Tags: Guns, Iowa, Ifc, Capitol Hill, Jim Crow, Black, Michael, General Assembly, Jackson Pollock, Midwest, Nra, State, Chapman, House Senate, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Grassley


NSSF Condemns City of Gary, Ind., Scapegoating of Public Safety

The City of Gary, Indiana is attempting to revive an unjust lawsuit against gun-makers. – Eric Holcomb, iStock-884171528 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearm industry trade association, strongly criticized the City of Gary, Ind., effort to revive its lawsuit against firearm manufacturers that seeks to hold members of the firearm industry legally responsible for the harm caused to the city by the actions of criminals who misuse firearms. “The decision by ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Boston, Indiana, Bill Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, Gary, National Shooting Sports Foundation, U S Conference of Mayors, Housing and Urban Development, Keane, Gary Indiana, NSSF, Gary Ind, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF


NSSF Denounces 9th Circuit Ruling Ignoring 2nd Amendment Language

The NSSF denounced the recent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court. IMG iStock-1245041394 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearm industry trade association, rejects the legal gymnastics the 7-4 en banc panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit employed to rule the Second Amendment does not guarantee the right to bear arms outside the home. The court’s ruling on Young v Hawaii ignores the clear and simple language of the Second Amendment and U.S. ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Hawaii, Young, U S Supreme Court, National Shooting Sports Foundation, McDonald, U S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Clarence Thomas, Heller, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Lawrence G Keane, Amy Coney Barrett


California Lawmakers Take Aim At Jumpstarting ‘Microstamps’ On Handguns

SACRAMENTO (AP) – Gun control advocates are making a new attempt to force the gun industry to comply with California’s unique law requiring individual identifiers on all bullet casings, a mandate that has been toothless since it was approved in 2007. The law requires gun manufacturers to adopt micro-stamping technology on new types of handguns introduced in California. The intent was to imprint a unique set of microscopic characters on all cartridge casings when weapons are fired, linking bullet...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Sacramento, Coalition, San Diego, Gun Control, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Gabriel, California Legislature, Oliva, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs, Roger Benitez, Jesse Gabriel, Mark Oliva


California bill aims to jumpstart ‘microstamps’ on handguns

By DON THOMPSON | The Associated Press SACRAMENTO  — Gun control advocates are making a new attempt to force the gun industry to comply with California’s unique law requiring individual identifiers on all bullet casings, a mandate that has been toothless since it was approved in 2007. The law requires gun manufacturers to adopt micro-stamping technology on new types of handguns introduced in California. The intent was to imprint a unique set of microscopic characters on all cartridge casings whe...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Guns, California, California News, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Coalition, San Diego, Associated Press, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Gabriel, Oliva, Firearms Policy Coalition


Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 232% Since 2008

The economic impact of the firearm and ammo industry continues to grow in 2021. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $63.5 billion in 2019, a 232 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from approximately 166,000 to over 342,330, a 106 percent increase in that period, according to a report released by the National Shooting Sports Foun...
Tags: Guns, America, United States, National Shooting Sports Foundation, NSSF, Jim Grant, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Pittman Robertson, Joe Bertozzi, Ammunition Industry Economic Impact Report


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


NSSF Applauds Sen. Cramer’s ‘Fair Access to Banking Act’

The NSSF applauded U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer’s (R-N.D.) introduction of the Fair Access to Banking Act. iStock 1008926982 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The NSSF, the firearm industry’s trade association, applauded U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer’s (R-N.D.) introduction of the Fair Access to Banking Act. The much-needed legislation will pick up where the Fair Access to Financial Services Banking Rule left off, which was proposed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency until the Biden administration “pau...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Gear, Biden, Trump, National Shooting Sports Foundation, FDIC, Cramer, NSSF, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Lawrence G Keane, Obama Biden, Sen Cramer, U S Sen Kevin Cramer, Fair Access to Financial Services Banking Rule


KY House Passes Bill Preventing Discrimination Against Gun Businesses

Today, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 175 by a vote of 73-21. IMG iStock-884184136 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 175 by a vote of 73-21. It prevents discrimination against firearm businesses. This bill is also considered critical legislation by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. HB 175 now goes to the Senate for further consideration. Please contact your state senator and ask the...
Tags: Guns, Senate, House Of Representatives, Nra, National Shooting Sports Foundation, IMG, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Congressional Sportsmen 's Foundation, Ky House, Savannah Maddox


House Dems Launch Full Court Press on Background Checks

House Democrats are launching a full court press on Background Checks. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- House Democrats, aided by three Republicans, on Tuesday announced the introduction of H.R. 8, the so-called “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021,”  confirming reports from a day earlier that the House of Representatives under Speaker Nancy Pelosi would soon be launching a full-court press on gun control. The announcement confirms a report at Politico stating, “Next week, the Dems’ agenda will ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, Senate, Politico, US, America, Fbi, House, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Las Vegas, Nancy Pelosi, Washington State, Seattle, Abc News


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


New Push for Microstamping; Proponents Claim Technology ‘Has Arrived’

A new report claims microstamping technology “has arrived” and is ready. All that’s needed is legislation to make it a requirement. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Proponents of microstamping—the process or stamping an “alpha-numeric code” onto the primer surface of cartridge case when hit by the firing pin—claim the technology “has arrived, but needs legislation to push it through,” according to a new report released this week by the anti-gun Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV). “The next...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, US, Joe Biden, UC Davis, Biden, Smith, Gavin Newsom, Nra, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wesson, Republican State, COLUMBUS Ohio, University of California Davis, Keane


Utah Lawmaker Reintroduces ‘Constitutional Carry’ Legislation

Legislation has been introduced in Utah to allow for “constitutional carry” of concealed sidearms without a permit. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Utah State Rep. Walt Brooks (R-St. George) has once again introduced legislation to allow concealed carry without a permit, and this time he reportedly has a commitment from Gov. Spencer Cox to sign the bill if it hits his desk. Brooks’ House Bill 60 will be on the table when the Utah Legislature convenes Jan. 19. An earlier effort to allo...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Washington, Senate, US, America, Wyoming, House, Hudson, Utah State, Nra, Feb, Tribune, Brooks, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Salt Lake Tribune


Right Out of the Mold: California’s New Sen. Padilla Another Anti-Gunner

Alex Padilla fills the California vacancy created by Kamala Harris. (Screen snip, YouTube, Cal. Secretary of State) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As if to quickly dispel any confusion about how he will vote on Second Amendment issues now that he is replacing Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Alex Padilla—appointed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill the Harris vacancy—declared in his acceptance statement, “I’m going to the Senate so we can finally make real progress on our long-challe...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Minneapolis, Abc, California, Washington, Senate, US, Joe Biden, Fbi, Capitol Hill, Washington State, Abc News, Huffington Post, Los Angeles City Council, Kamala Harris


S&W Donates $500,000 to NSSF after SHOT Show 2021 Cancellation

After the crushing news that the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) had cancelled SHOT Show 2021 (Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show), Smith & Wesson decided to step up in a big way by donating $500,000 to their organization. While SHOT Show is obviously a huge event for the NSSF, they are still working year-round […] Read More … The post S&W Donates $500,000 to NSSF after SHOT Show 2021 Cancellation appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Press Releases, National Shooting Sports Foundation, NSSF, Smith & Wesson, NSSF National Shooting Sports Foundation, SHOT Show 2021, Outdoor Trade Show Smith Wesson


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


Smith & Wesson to Support NSSF through $500,000 Donation

Smith & Wesson donated $500k to the NSSF to support gun rights in America. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- SPRINGFIELD, Mass., (December 8, 2020) – Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. announced today that it will be making a donation in the amount of $500,000 to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to help fund their continued efforts to advocate for and support the firearms industry.  The work that the NSSF performs on behalf of the firearms industry is unparalleled and they have been...
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TriStar Arms Donates Thousands to National Shooting Sports Foundation

TriStar Arms is donating more than $12,000 to the NSSF. IMG TriStar Arms U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- TriStar Arms, a company well-known for breaking entry barriers to the shooting sports with high-quality, high-value firearms at an affordable price, has taken efforts a step further with a donation of $12,450 to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). NSSF is known as the firearms industry trade association but serves both industry and the general public alike through projects like Operatio...
Tags: Guns, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Kansas City Missouri, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, Tristar Sporting Arms, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF NSSF


Soaring Gun Sales Continue; Are Police Cuts Motivating Factor?

Gun sales continue to roar as many cities consider cutting police budgets. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation reported an increase of 45.2 percent in the NSSF-adjusted background checks initiated with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) over November of 2019, as gun sales continue to soar. According to the industry umbrella group, “The year-to-date total of 19.1 million adjusted background checks continues to add to a record-setting year ...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Obama, California, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, New Jersey, Fox News, Seattle, Donald Trump, Nra, National Shooting Sports Foundation


How Much Ammunition is Produced for the United States Market?

Image courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For the second time in a decade, demand for ammunition has outstripped supply in the United States. The first ammunition bubble was from 2012 to 2017. The next started in 2020. Ammunition manufacturers have increased their capacity. In the face of increased demand, it has not been enough. Ammunition plants are running 24/7 to make profits while demand is high. Shortages still exist in the United States. Common calibers have disappeared f...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, United States, Nato, Arizona, Korea, Army, General Dynamics, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Lake City, ATK, Gun Rights News, Ammunition News, Shooting Industry News, Ammunition, Dean Weingarten


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...
Tags: Guns, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Newtown Conn, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Gat Marketing, Bartozzi, Joe Bartozzi


SIG SAUER to Donate $500,000 to NSSF for Industry Support

SIG Sauer donated $500,000 to the NSSF to support the organization during the COVID-19 pandemic. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWINGTON, N.H., (October 30, 2020) – Today SIG SAUER, Inc. announced the donation of $500,000 to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to support the important work the NSSF is doing on behalf of the entire shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry.  During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSSF was instrumental in defending the industry and insur...
Tags: Guns, America, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Sig Sauer, Tom Taylor, NSSF, Jim Grant, Shooting Industry News, Sauer, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, COVID


Thanks A Lot CORONA: 2021 SHOT Show Cancelled

We were all hoping this headline wouldn’t come, but as of the morning of Friday, October 30th, it’s official. the 2021 SHOT Show is Cancelled according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, after previous indications that the event would go on with some modifications such as more exits and entrances, masks, and social distancing. Unfortunately, many […] Read More … The post Thanks A Lot CORONA: 2021 SHOT Show Cancelled appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Shows, Press Releases, Breaking News, Cancelled, Daily News, National Shooting Sports Foundation, NSSF, SHOT Show, SHOT 2021, the 'Rona


Anti-Gunners Hail Gun Control Legislation Targeting Online Ammo Sales

Anti-Gunners Hail Gun Control Legislation Targeting Online Ammo Sales (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Federal legislation introduced in September by perennial anti-gun U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) may not have a chance in Congress right now, but it may be a warm-up effort that is already being hailed by the gun prohibition lobby as a way to place restrictions on perfectly-legal businesses, and even publications, that deal with or discuss on-line ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Connecticut, House Of Representatives, SEC, Dianne Feinstein, Sandy Hook, Sandy Hook Elementary, Nra, Adam Lanza, United States of America, Feinstein


One chart shows the explosion of people trying to buy guns for the first time in the months leading up to the US election

Bret Reid shows off a Remington 700 hunting rifle and a Remington 1100 shotgun available for sale at Atlantic Outdoors gun shop on March 26, 2018 in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Brian Blanco/Getty Images In June, the FBI processed a total of 3.9 million background checks, the most since 1988 when it began collecting that data.  This comes as gun sale attempts continue to surge nationwide with research and experts indicating that safety concerns might be causing a "seismic shift." Gun dealer...
Tags: US, Trends, Fbi, Business Insider, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Oliva, NSSF, Atlantic Outdoors, Brian Blanco Getty, Evan Sully, Bret Reid, Stokesdale North Carolina, Marc Oliva


NRA-ILA: The Incredible Shrinking Gun Control Message

Anti-gun lawmakers up and down the ballot, and even anti-gun organizations, have made the calculated decision to avoid gun control messaging in a year wracked by uncertainty. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Throughout the two presidential debates and single vice-presidential debate, the moderators did not ask a single question about gun control or the right to keep and bear arms. The dearth of coverage on Second Amendment issues at the debates follows a larger trend. Anti-gun lawmakers up ...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Washington, Senate, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Anderson Cooper, Biden, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Michael Bloomberg, Gallup, Nra


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