NSSF Praises President Trump’s Rejection of UN Arms Trade Tready

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, praised President Donald Trump’s rejection of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that was signed by the Obama Administration, but was never ratified. President Trump delivered the announcement at the NRA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Friday, April 26, noting, “We’re taking our […]

A New Zealand Gun Owner’s Plea For Help

New Zealand has become quite the hot mess for gun owners. Not only has the government gone after gun owners, forcibly confiscating firearms, but it seems at least one big sporting goods chain in Kiwiland has sided with the government against gun owners. Not only that, but according to one gun owner we’ve spoken to, […]

American Express Demands the Names of Buyers of Amex Branded LifeCard .22 Pistols

You’ve probably seen Trailblazer Firearms’ little LifeCard single shot .22 pistol. It folds neatly into the size of a credit card for handy, discreet carry. Trailblazer’s adorned some special edition LifeCard models with custom designs like the one above. One thing Trailblazer hasn’t done, however, is decorate LifeCards to look like actual credit cards. But […]

Banks Not Shooting Straight With Truth in Lending to Firearms Industry

By Larry Keane [ED: This column was published in The Federalist, Thursday, April 17, 2019, and is reprinted here with permission.] Citigroup’s getting asked some hard questions about fiscal sanity of their decision to discriminate against firearms businesses and their answers aren’t likely to soothe investors. Justin Danhof, General Counsel for the National Center Public […]

Did the Colorado Firearms Dealer Violate Federal Law When Sol Pais Purchased a Shotgun?

As we mentioned in our previous article, 18-year-old Sol Pais traveled to Colorado from Florida on Monday. The woman was reportedly obsessed with the Columbine massacre. She had made threats ahead of the shooting’s 20th anniversary this Saturday. She purchased a shotgun and ammunition when she arrived in Colorado. Following an extensive manhunt by local and […]

Here are Both Sides of the PRIME/RUAG Dispute

People have been throwing links to this video statement from PRIME Ammunition at us for a couple of days. PRIME has apparently been in a protracted dispute with their primary supplier, RUAG Ammotec, for some time now. A dispute that has broken out into public view and, according to CEO Jim O’Shaughnessy, has put PRIME […]

Firearms Industry Heads to Capitol Hill

By Larry Keane Nothing is more influential and more important for lawmakers than to hear directly from their constituents. That’s why I couldn’t have been more proud of the 70 attendees from across the firearms and ammunition industries for joining together this week to make NSSF’s annual Fly-In a success. Representatives from over 40 firearms […]

Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 171% Since 2008

You know the business that statist gas bags like Eric Swalwell, Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein are always attacking and trying to hinder? The business that employs tens of thousand of Americans in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, commercial and retail sales? Well that business — the firearms industry — now has a positive economic impact of […]

GLOCK’s New Spokesperson is Chuck Norris

It’s hard to top a spokesperson like R. Lee Ermey. Unfortunately, Gunny’s tour of duty came to an end almost exactly a year ago. Now, in a stroke of marketing genius perfection, GLOCK has signed on none other than Chuck Norris — yes, that Chuck Norris — as their new spokesperson. If you’ll be at […]

The Latest in Corporate Gun Control: Grading Banks on Their Gun-Related Business

The forces fighting for total civilian disarmament first utilized the power of government to pressure financial institutions to stop doing business with the gun industry. The Obama administration undertook that effort via Operation Choke Point. The general outline is the DOJ and bank regulators are putting the screws to banks and other third-party payment processors to […]