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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.”...
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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 ...
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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 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


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


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


Florida Supreme Court Boots Gun Ban Ballot Initiative

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled the ballot summary on a gun ban initiative is misleading. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In a , the Florida Supreme Court handed a stinging defeat to the gun prohibition lobby by declaring a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have banned possession of so-called “assault weapons” did not meet requirements to be placed on the ballot. It was a victory for the National Rifle Association, Unified Sportsmen of Florida, National Shooting ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, US, Bloomberg, Washington State, Hammer, Nra, South Florida, U S District Court, Spokane County, Ruger, Florida Supreme Court, Keane, NSSF, Tacoma Wash


May 2020 Destroys NICS Records of Any Year since Program Introduction

It seems that 2020 is heating up in the gun world as last month we just witnessed the highest number of NICS checks in the FBI’s history for the month of May. Throughout 2020, federal background checks have continued to increase due to various circumstances across the nation. However, May 2020 in particular seems to […] Read More … The post May 2020 Destroys NICS Records of Any Year since Program Introduction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Fbi, Daily News, Background Checks, NICS, NSSF, Firearms Sales, Record Months


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...
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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...
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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


Lockdowns And Gun Control Fail Chicago Again

Opinion By Larry Keane Lockdowns And Gun Control Fail Chicago Again, iStock-Denis83-1157205916.jpg USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Chicago is proving strict gun control laws are a failure. Sadly, it’s a lesson that is costing lives. City and state officials, however, are refusing to learn this tragic lesson. Criminal misuse of firearms led to the deadliest Memorial Day weekend in the Windy City in five years. That’s despite state, city and police officials preparing for a surge in criminal violence. ...
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