Zinke Announces Appointments to New Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council

Earlier this week, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the appointment of members to the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council, which was created on January 9, 2018. Former SEAL Zinke has repeatedly described himself as a “Teddy Roosevelt guy.” However, in contrast to Roosevelt’s conservation efforts, Zinke has been actively rolling back public […]

NSSF Kicks Dick’s Sporting Goods To the Curb

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the gun industry’s trade association and lobbying arm, has announced that Dick’s Sporting Goods’ decisions to end sales of AR-pattern rifles and lobby Congress for more gun control legislation are “detrimental to the best interests of the Foundation” (not to mention America’s gun owners). As a result, the NSSF has […]

NSSF Congressional ‘Fly-In’ Brings Gun Industry Leaders to Washington

By Larry Keane There’s something to be said about old-fashioned legwork, firm handshakes and direct conversations with members of Congress. Just one week after more than 55 firearms and ammunition industry executives came together on Capitol Hill to meet with senators and representatives, the effort is paying off. The National Shooting Sports Foundation held its […]

NSSF: YouTube’s New Policy Provides Cause for Concern

An email blast from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: You may see media coverage of the adoption by YouTube of a new firearms content policy that has the potential to affect our industry and your business.   YouTube’s announcement this week of a new firearms content policy is troubling.  We suspect it will be interpreted to […]

Quote of the Day: Hunting as Wildlife Management

“The science of wildlife management is premised on managing populations; you don’t manage to prevent harm to individual animals in a species. If that is what wildlife management is about, then you have just made the argument to ban hunting, which is a vital wildlife management tool and widely accepted in America even by non […]

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 Suicide Prevention’s Project 2025 Goal to Reduce the Annual Suicide Rate 20 Percent by 2025 LAS VEGAS — Of all firearms-related deaths in the U.S. […]

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