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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


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


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


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...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Robin, Spokane, IMG, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Robin Ball, Spokane Washington 's Sharp Shooting Indoor Range, Voice NSSF, Sharp Shooting Indoor Range Gun Shop, Additionally Sharp Shooting


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


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


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


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


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


The Second Amendment, Firearm Industry Exists to Protect During Crises

By Larry Keane The NSSF argues that the gun industry and the Second Amendment are designed to protect in times of crisis. IMG NSSF.org The Second Amendment is inalienable and there is a perfect storm right now demonstrating its vital importance. There is a constant barrage of attacks on the Second Amendment in “normal” times. These days are hardly normal, given the coronavirus pandemic, near economic standstill of stay-at-home orders and business closures, and now rioting. Local law enforce...
Tags: New York, Texas, Guns, Virginia, New York City, America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Chicago, Bill De Blasio, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Cuomo, Antonin Scalia, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms


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...
Tags: Guns, IMG, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Project ChildSafe, National Safety Month, Bartozzi, Joe Bartozzi


Chicago Mayor’s Pleas Needlessly Risks American Lives

By Larry Keane Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot's actions are endangering Chicago citizens. IMG NSSF.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The Windy City has a serious leadership problem. Amid the coronavirus pandemic and now widespread looting and riots, the violence and crime in Chicago is historically bad. But it is Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s dangerous pleas to citizens that risk even more lives. Criminals Don’t Care Known for having some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, it’s no...
Tags: Guns, America, Chicago, Chicago Police Department, Lori Lightfoot, Lightfoot, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, IMG NSSF, Larry Keane Chicago


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...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Delta, NSSF, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Gun Rights News, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, QDMA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Union Sportsmen 's Alliance, Hunting Heritage Trust, Joe Bartozzi, USA Clay Target League, Hunting Heritage Trust Grant Recipients, NSSF Hunting Heritage Trust, Hoodneck Inc


Trends Don’t Lie: Americans Exercise Their Rights

May saw yet another record-breaking month for background checks. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- May saw yet another record-breaking month for background checks. May 2020 is officially the third-busiest month for the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) with 3,091,455 total checks run. That is also the new record for the month of May, beating May 2019 by nearly three-quarters of a million checks. Every month so far this year has set the record for that specific mo...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Nra, IMG, NICS, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, FBI NICS


Criminal Justice Reform Task Force Releases Report

By Elizabeth McGuigan Despite record numbers of firearm purchases over the past three months, a global pandemic, and civil unrest, news reports suggest that violent crime is down. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Despite record numbers of firearm purchases over the past three months, a global pandemic, and civil unrest, news reports suggest that violent crime is down. Naturally, gun control advocates are taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic and the current protests to call for more of t...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Donald Trump, Georgia Gov Nathan Deal, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Elizabeth McGuigan, Council on Criminal Justice


NY Reps. Stefanik and Reed Talk China, Corporate Discrimination

By Matt Manda China, Corporate discrimination, and self-protection were top topics at NSSF PAC virtual town hall. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NSSF hosted two Members of Congress in an ongoing series of virtual town halls with invited members. U.S. Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) talked to NSSF members about topics ranging from overreliance on Chinese manufacturing to the Congressional landscape going into the next election. The tone of the session was set clearly by...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Senate, China, Joe Biden, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Cuomo, Trump, Reed, U S Senate, Congressional


NSSF-Adjusted NICS Background Checks for May 2020

NSSF-Adjusted NICS Background Checks for May 2020 USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Description automatically generated instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,595,790 is an increase of 75.2 percent compared to the May 2019 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 910,910. For comparison, the unadjusted May 2020 FBI NICS figure 3,066,740 reflects a 32.1 percent increase from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,320,918 in May 2019. Please note: Twenty-five states currently have at least one quali...
Tags: Guns, Alabama, Michigan, National Shooting Sports Foundation, NICS, National Instant Criminal Background Check System, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, FBI NICS, Industry Research, Criminal Background Check System NICS


Millions Of First-Time Gun Buyers During Covid-19

Opinion By Jim Curcuruto, NSSF Director of Research and Market Development Millions Of First-Time Gun Buyers During Covid-19 InfoGraphic Cropped USA – -(AmmoLand.com)-The early part of 2020 has been unlike any other year for firearm purchases—particularly by first-time buyers—as new reveals millions of people chose to purchase their first gun during the COVID-19 pandemic. January 2020 started out with a strong SHOT Show®, followed by buzz surrounding background check figures on firearms wit...
Tags: Guns, NICS, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, New Gun Owners, Jim Curcuruto


FL Rep. Demings Blames Gun Owners in Everytown Veepstakes

By Larry Keane Florida Representative Demings is quick to blame legal gun-owners for the acts of criminals. IMG Demings.House.Gov U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings has emerged as a top-tier contender to be a running mate for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s antigun ticket. During these worrisome times of the coronavirus pandemic and violent riots erupting in cities across the country, the former Orlando top cop has a lot to say abou...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Georgia, Joe Biden, Las Vegas, Biden, St Louis, Orlando, U S Department of Justice, Watts, Oakland Calif, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Shannon Watts, Larry Keane


Seattle’s Gun Tax Pulls In Pennies, Predicted Fail

Opinion By Larry Keane Seattle’s Gun Tax Pulls In Pennies, Predicted Fail USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Seattle’s so-called “gun violence tax” continues to fall far short of the promised returns. Recent figures show that while there was a slight bump in taxes collected, the only thing the tax succeeded in was driving constitutionally-protected gun businesses from the city limits. The tax is in its fourth year and has yet to live up to expectations. In 2015, Seattle’s city council approved a $25 tax...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, US, Seattle, Tacoma, Nra, Lynnwood, NSSF, Harborview Medical Center, Gun Rights News, Democrats War on Guns, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Failed Gun Control, Larry Keane, Seattle Nearby Tacoma