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Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 269% Since 2008

The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $70.52 billion in 2021, a 269 percent increase. March 30, 2021 Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 269% Since 2008 … Continue reading

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SHOOTING SPORTS: NSSF First Shots Program

Photo courtesy of NSSF Howard Leight Continues Support of First Shots NSSF First Shots Program increases safe participation in the shooting sports while creating new customers for shooting ranges  CANTON, MA (March 9, 2022) – Honeywell Howard Leight, a leading … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Rep. Bergman’s FIND Act Introduction in Congress

This vital legislation will end the ability of corporate entities from profiting from taxpayer-funded federal contracts while discriminating against a Constitutionally-protected industry at the same time. March 9, 2021 NSSF Welcomes Rep. Bergman’s FIND Act Introduction in Congress NEWTOWN, Conn. … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces Study on Assessing the Quality and Availability of Hunting and Shooting Access in the United States

February 15, 2022 NSSF Announces Study on Assessing the Quality and Availability of Hunting and Shooting Access in the United States With support from an AFWA grant, new research looks at availability, access, issues and current perceptions NEWTOWN, Conn. — … Continue reading

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NSSF Invites Employees of Patron Member Companies to Apply for $50,000 in Education Scholarships

NSSF has made a total of $50,000 in scholarship funding available this year for a maximum of 25 winning entries. February 14, 2022 NSSF Invites Employees of Patron Member Companies to Apply for $50,000 in Education Scholarships NEWTOWN, Conn. — … Continue reading

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Guns.com Renews Support For NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Program

February 11, 2022 Guns.com Renews Support For NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Program NEWTOWN, Conn., and RICHMOND, Va. – Guns.com, a leading online firearm retailer, has renewed its sponsorship of the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF®) Project ChildSafe® program with a $10,000 … Continue reading

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NSSF Range-Retailer Business EXPO Issues Call for Presentations

This knowledge-sharing event combines a dedicated range and retail trade show, endless networking opportunities and top-notch education for every stage of a business venture. February 8, 2022 NSSF Range-Retailer Business EXPO Issues Call for Presentations NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, The … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces Release of Fourth ‘Partner with a Payer’ Video

Highlighting Longstanding Conservation Partnerships with Industries, State Agencies and USFWS February 7, 2022 NSSF Announces Release of Fourth ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Video Highlighting Longstanding Conservation Partnerships with Industries, State Agencies and USFWS NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, The Trade Association … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2022

The impact of COVID was clearly noticeable at this year’s SHOT SHOW, smaller attendance, a number of the large exhibitors were totally absent, those who attended had reduced staffing, mask mandates needed to be enforced, and then of course there … Continue reading

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Green Top Shooting Range Awarded NSSF Five-Star Rating

“The facility stands out for its top-quality range, a clean and open retail showroom, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff, and strong community support. All add up to a top-notch target shooting range.”  February 2, 2022 Green Top Shooting Range Awarded NSSF … Continue reading

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NSSF Retailer Surveys Indicate 5.4 Million First-Time Gun Buyers in 2021

NSSF Retailer Surveys Indicate 5.4 Million First-Time Gun Buyers in 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, revealed that at least 5.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time in … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Inducts Six Leaders into NSSF Hall of Fame

January 20, 2022 -Firearm Industry Inducts Six Leaders into NSSF Hall of Fame Six whose contributions strengthened industry and expanded the shooting sports are honored at 2022 SHOT Show  LAS VEGAS — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade … Continue reading

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SHOT Show Makes Strong Return to Las Vegas

January 21, 2022 SHOT Show Makes Strong Return to Las Vegas LAS VEGAS — The Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade ShowSM (SHOT Show®), owned and operated by NSSF®—The Firearm Industry Trade Association—made a triumphant return to Las Vegas this week, … Continue reading

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SAAMI and USDOT-PHMSA Develop Guidance for Shippers of Ammunition and Component Parts

January 13, 2022 SAAMI and USDOT-PHMSA Develop Guidance for Shippers of Ammunition and Component Parts NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Transportation, … Continue reading

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Geissele Automatics and Otis Technology Help Keep the 2022 SHOT Show Safe with Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Sponsorship

For immediate release | January 13, 2022 Geissele Automatics and Otis Technology Help Keep the 2022 SHOT Show Safe with Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Sponsorship NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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Beware Of Website Scams

Beware of bogus websites and web scams aimed at consumers MEMBERSHIP l RETAILERS l RANGES l MANUFACTURERS Beware Of Website Scams NSSF® has learned from several industry firearm, ammunition and propellant manufacturers of bogus websites and web scams aimed at … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Many Bronze Level Sponsors of 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic

For immediate release | January 10, 2022 NSSF Welcomes Many Bronze Level Sponsors of 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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Guns.com Commits to Platinum Sponsorship of 2022 SHOT University

“With a shared mission to support our firearm retailers and help them succeed, we are proud to be the platinum sponsor of SHOT University.” -Jeff Tesch, Guns.com Director of Business Development January 7, 2022 Guns.com Commits to Platinum Sponsorship of … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces Release of Third ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Video

For immediate release | January 6, 2021 NSSF Announces Release of Third ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Video Highlighting Longstanding Conservation Partnerships with Industries, State Agencies and USFWS NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, has added … Continue reading

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Gearfire Sponsors NSSF’s SHOT University Online

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Gearfire has signed on to sponsor NSSF’s SHOT UniversityTM Online. Gearfire provides a suite of award-winning technology solutions that … Continue reading

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Members of the Firearm Industry Launch Battle to Have New York Statute Declared Unconstitutional

December 16, 2021 Members of the Firearm Industry Launch Battle to Have New York Statute Declared Unconstitutional NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and a group of fourteen firearm manufacturers, distributors, and retailers filed a lawsuit and … Continue reading

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USCCA Sponsors 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic at the Gold Level

For immediate release | December 16, 2021 USCCA Sponsors 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic at the Gold Level NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that the … Continue reading

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The Independence Fund Signs on as Silver Sponsor of 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic

For immediate release | December 13, 2021 The Independence Fund Signs on as Silver Sponsor of 7th Annual NSSF/HAVA Golf Classic NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces the Release of Video 2 on the ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Webpage

For immediate release | December 8, 2021 NSSF Announces the Release of Video 2 on the ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Webpage Highlighting Longstanding Conservation Partnerships with Industries, State Agencies and USFWS NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the … Continue reading

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Background Checks Top 687,000 During Black Friday ‘Week’

This year has already been shaping up to be the second strongest year for firearm sales on record, second only to 2020’s record-breaking number of 21 million background checks for a firearm sale. November 29, 2021 Background Checks Top 687,000 … Continue reading

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NSSF Praises Senate Bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Act

For immediate release | November 18, 2021 NSSF Praises Senate Bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Act NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, praised the introduction of the bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Act. This legislation, introduced … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Web Resource and Video Series

For immediate release | November 17, 2021 NSSF Announces ‘Partner with a Payer®’ Web Resource and Video Series Highlighting Longstanding Conservation Partnerships with Industries, State Agencies and USFWS NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association … Continue reading

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NSSF Partners with Celerant to Support Project ChildSafe

November 15, 2021 NSSF Partners with Celerant to Support Project ChildSafe This partnership will allow the industry to support our ongoing safety efforts by offering their customers an easy-to-use, point-of-sale donation option at no cost to the business. NEWTOWN, Conn. … Continue reading

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NSSF, Area Leaders Launch “Project ChildSafe Albuquerque” Firearm Safety Initiative

  November 10, 2021 NSSF, Area Leaders Launch “Project ChildSafe Albuquerque” Firearm Safety Initiative ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), Albuquerque City Councilors Brook Bassan and Klarissa Peña, representatives from Albuquerque Public Schools, the New Mexico State … Continue reading

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Greater Miami Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

For immediate release | October 19, 2021 Greater Miami Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases NSSF, ATF, DOJ Emphasize ‘Don’t Lie for the Other Guy’ MIAMI, Fla. – As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces Ammunition Equivalency Online Resources

October 14, 2021 SAAMI Announces Ammunition Equivalency Online Resources NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,®Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that it has added two new web-based resources. These new documents help to clarify the interchangeability … Continue reading

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Kalispel Tribe/Kalispel Case Line Becomes Latest Sponsor of NSSF’S Project ChildSafe

Kalispel Tribe/Kalispel Case Line Becomes Latest Sponsor of NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association of the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that the Kalispel Tribe of Indians and its manufacturing … Continue reading

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Smith & Wesson’s Tennessee Move Follows Migration Pattern to States Respecting Firearm Industry Contributions

For immediate release | September 30, 2021 Smith & Wesson’s Tennessee Move Follows Migration Pattern to States Respecting Firearm Industry Contributions NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, noted that the announcement from … Continue reading

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Trijicon Supports Mentorship With The Trijicon Hunt +ONE Experience Giveaway Valued at $10,000

For immediate release | September 27, 2021 Trijicon Supports Mentorship With The Trijicon Hunt +ONE Experience Giveaway Valued at $10,000 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Trijicon is sponsoring the Trijicon Hunt … Continue reading

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NSSF Releases 2021 Research Reports Providing Valuable Data for Firearm Retailers and Other Industry Businesses

For immediate release | September 21, 2021 NSSF Releases 2021 Research Reports Providing Valuable Data for Firearm Retailers and Other Industry Businesses NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, has announced a listing of industry research … Continue reading

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NSSF Develops Fact-Filled Share Center for Social Media Users

For immediate release | September 15, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new Share Center learning hub that features critical firearm-related topics through easy-to-share facts, captivating visuals and … Continue reading

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Caldwell, Crimson Trace, Lockdown, Wheeler Continue Support for Mentorship With +ONE® Gearbox Giveaway

For immediate release | September 13, 2021 Caldwell, Crimson Trace, Lockdown, Wheeler Continue Support for Mentorship With +ONE® Gearbox Giveaway NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that American Outdoor Brands companies Caldwell, Crimson … Continue reading

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NSSF Retail Surveys Show 3.2 Million Estimated First-Time Gun Buyers in First Half of 2021

For immediate release | September 9, 2021 NSSF Retail Surveys Show 3.2 Million Estimated First-Time Gun Buyers in First Half of 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, surveyed firearm retailers recently, … Continue reading

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President Biden Withdraws Nomination of David Chipman for ATF Director

For immediate release | September 9, 2021 President Biden Withdraws Nomination of David Chipman for ATF Director NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to learn of President Joe Biden’s decision … Continue reading

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Mossberg Supports National Shooting Sports Month® With +ONE® Gearbox Giveaway

For immediate release | August 18, 2021 Mossberg Supports National Shooting Sports Month® With +ONE® Gearbox Giveaway NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Mossberg is a sponsor of a +ONE® Gearbox Giveaway … Continue reading

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