State Outlook Even More Jumbled for Firearms

State Outlook Even More Jumbled for Firearms

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By Larry Keane Everyone has that kitchen drawer. That’s the one where a book of matches, take-out menus, extra cell-phone power cords, pet treats, a pack of gum and a hammer are kept. That is,...

A Blue Ripple, a Red Senate Wall and What it Means for the Firearms...

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By Larry Keane The results are still trickling in on Wednesday, but we’re getting a clearer picture of what we can expect when it comes to the next two years for gun laws in the...
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NSSF Releases 2018 Midterm Election Congressional Scorecard

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There are just 14 days until the midterm elections. Early voting has already started in a number of states around the country. If you're looking for House and Senate candidates who support the Second...

August NICS Background Checks Another New Record

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Background checks completed in the FBI's National Instant Background Check system totaled 2,073,296 in August, a 7.7% increase over 2017. That's the highest number for August since NICS was established in 1998. For reference,...
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NSSF and Senator Kelly Ayotte on the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled hearings on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court for September 4. The lead-up to the hearings is featuring all of the hysterics and histrionics...
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It’s National Shooting Sports Month — Take A New Shooter to the Range!

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In case you hadn't heard, August is National Shooting Sports Month. That's the National Shooting Sports Foundation's big annual promotional event to help retailers, ranges and manufacturers get more people out and involved in...
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Ad Council Mis-Fires in New Campaign

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By Stephen L. Sanetti The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has teamed up with the Ad Council to launch “End Family Fire,” a new national multi-platform campaign they say is designed to promote safe...
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NSSF Backs President’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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The NSSF released the following statement: The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition and related industries, tonight expressed its strong support for President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett...

NSSF Kicks Dick’s Sporting Goods To the Curb

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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...

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

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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...

NSSF: YouTube’s New Policy Provides Cause for Concern

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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...

Court Rules NSSF’s Massachusetts Assault Weapons Ban Suit Can Go Forward

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Regulatory over-reach, thy name is Massachusetts. You may remember that back in 2016 Bay State Attorney General Maura Healey unilaterally extended the state's ban on "assault weapon" sales with a stroke of her pen. She...