NICS Background Checks Rebounding in the Trump Era

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The NICS checks for April, 2017 were 2,045,564. That’s the second highest number of NICS checks for any April. The highest was in 2016, with 2,145,865. The third highest April…

Washington State NICS Denial Bill Heads to Governor

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From the NSSF Government Relations desk, we learn of a bill in Washington State that has passed the Senate (unanimously) and the House and is on the way to Governor…

NSSF: Local TV ‘Investigation’ Misses the Mark on Lead Ammunition

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From the nssfblog.com: A local TV station in Iowa just released the results of its so-called “investigation” into the impact of traditional ammunition made with lead components on bald eagles….

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NSSF Partners With American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in New Suicide Education Program

Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization and the Firearms Industry Trade Association Join Forces, Launch New Education Program to Potentially Save Thousands of Lives This Unprecedented Program Supports the American Foundation for…

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City of Pleasant Hill, CA Owes NSSF, City Arms $400K in Legal Fees

The NSSF is on a roll, legally speaking, in California. Last week they got a favorable ruling in their challenge to the state’s ludicrous microstamping law. Now they’ve managed to…

Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF and SAAMI Suit to Block CA Microstamping Law

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A rare court win for the NSSF and SAAMI in their effort to block California’s microstamping law. Here’s the NSSF’s press release: NEWTOWN, Conn – A California Appellate Court has…

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Illinois Moves A Step Closer to Suppressors For All

It was only a few years ago that the Illinois General Assembly legalized the use of suppressors for state and local law enforcement. Yesterday, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for…

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Retailers, NSSF Seek Injunction Against MA AG Healy’s ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

Four Massachusetts retailers along with the NSSF have filed suit against Bay State Attorney General Maura Healey. The matter at bar: Healey’s new, unique interpretation of the state’s laws which,…

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NSSF Partners With American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Reduce Gun-Related Suicides

Depending on the year and who’s doing the counting, there are about 21,000 firearms-related suicides in the US each year. That’s about half of the total number of suicides and roughly…

NSSF Announces First Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp

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If you’re a baseball fan and willing to pony up enough cheddar, you can put on your favorite team’s uni and take the field with some of your heroes once…

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Why the NSSF Was Right to Eject Trespassing Guardian Journalists from SHOT Show

Gun control advocates use false comparisons of unrelated numbers to argue for civilian disarmament. Here’s a good example, drawn from a recent article about the SHOT Show published in Britain’s far-left newspaper the Guardian….

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The NSSF’s Open Letter to President Obama

The NSSF ran this open letter to President Obama in this morning’s Washington Post. Click ‘read more’ to embiggen it.