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 […]

State Outlook Even More Jumbled for Firearms

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, of course, if you could only find them under the rest of the junk in there. That’s sort of what […]

NSSF Releases 2018 Midterm Election Congressional Scorecard

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 Amendment and Americans’ right to keep and bear arms, the National Shooting Sports Association is out with a helpful Congressional scorecard […]

August NICS Background Checks Another New Record

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, the August 1999 NICS total was 703,394 about one-third of the current total. More and more NICS checks are being used […]

NSSF and Senator Kelly Ayotte on the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

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 we’ve come to expect from the SCOTUS nomination process since, well, Robert Bork. As a recent article quoting Washington state’s former […]