By John Bocker, NSSF Security Consultant Team Member Summertime is usually a time of the year when employees and customers alike take time off to vacation and find some mid-year relaxation. It’s also a time when many retail businesses take advantage of the slower pace to gear up and get ready for the vibrant fall […]
“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 […]
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. […]
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 extract $400,000 from the city of Pleasant Hill after city fathers (and mothers) tried to ghetto-ize the city’s gun stores and regulate them out of […]
Do you telegraph that you’re carrying? How to Spot a Concealed Handgun – “Individuals who carry a handgun professionally are well attuned to the range of mannerisms that can indicate the presence of a concealed weapon within their vicinity. Civilians, too, can learn to familiarize themselves with these signs and signals. When combined with suspicious behavior, […]
According to preliminary sales numbers collected by the ATF and crunched by the National Shooting Sports Federation, 2011 was a record-breaking year for gun sales. Americans bought 17.2% more guns in 2011 than the did in 2010, which was itself a record-breaking year. When you’re done cheering, make the jump for the full statistics.
Thanks in no small part to our gavel-to-gavel SHOT Show coverage, TTAG is now acknowledged as the biggest and baddest firearms-related blog out there. Nick and I were a tad surprised (and not a little bit pleased) when we were introduced at a New Media conference as “the really big blogs, like The Truth About […]
The SHOT Show is run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Like our South African friend over at thefirearmsblog.com, the NSSF tries to avoid politics. As did the NRA during its early days. Now that the NSSF has grown in power and money and scope, it’s gradually flexing its political muscles. At the annual […]
I’ve been interested in how to sight-in a weapon for some time. It’s one of those subjects cloaked in mystery, superstition, science, pseudo-science, alchemy and wives tales (like ballistics and stopping power, I suppose). So my interest was piqued when an email came across my desk from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, with the claim […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation weighs in on the McDonald ruling, et all. Part the Second after the break.