NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Tools for New Gun Owners

From the NSSF The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) today unveiled a new infographic for first-time gun owners in response to the surge in firearms sales across the U.S. Additionally, through its Project ChildSafe® program, NSSF has launched a new Firearm Storage and Safety Assessment Quiz, which allows gun owners to put their firearm safety knowledge to the test and learn […]

Hunting is the Perfect Social Distancing Activity

By Larry Keane Another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic that no one saw coming: hunting. While consumer demand for firearms is at record level, and while non-essential activities have been shut down in most states, it is no surprise that Americans would be looking forward to hunting seasons. Hunting is a perfect opportunity to be […]

NSSF Thanks Trump Administration for Firearms Industry Critical Infrastructure Designation

From the NSSF: The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, is grateful for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inclusion of the firearm industry’s manufacturing, distribution, retail and range businesses as essential critical services that should remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. NSSF has been working closely with […]

Texas County Stay-At-Home Orders Threatening Gun Businesses

Texas governor Greg Abbott has been reluctant to issue a state-wide stay-at-home order. As he pointed out in a press conference Monday, almost 200 of Texas’s 254 counties have yet to report a case of the Chinese coronavirus. So he’s left the decisions regarding lockdowns to each county. That, however, has resulted in some counties […]

NSSF Asks Homeland Security to Designate Gun Manufacturers, Retailers a ‘National Critical Infrastructure Industry’

As more states issue shelter-in-place orders, closing businesses and confining people to their homes unless shopping for food or medicine, the nation’s firearms and ammunition manufacturers have begun to be affected. Case in point: yesterday’s shutdown of the Remington factory in Ilion, New York. The industry produces firearms, ammunition, optics, and other equipment for military, […]

NSSF Implores Government Officials to Designate Gun Business ‘Critical’ During Emergency

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has just sent this message to member businesses: As your industry’s trade association, we want you to know the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is hard at work for you during this challenging time as the nation faces the COVID-19 pandemic. NSSF is in contact with the White House, Capitol Hill […]