Ad Council Mis-Fires in New Campaign

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 storage of firearms in the home. Also supported by the Gun Safety Alliance, described by Ad Age as “the group […]

NSSF Backs President’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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 Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to become an Associate Justice of the United […]

NSSF Kicks Dick’s Sporting Goods To the Curb

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 are “detrimental to the best interests of the Foundation” (not to mention America’s gun owners). As a result, the NSSF has […]

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

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 Capitol Hill to meet with senators and representatives, the effort is paying off. The National Shooting Sports Foundation held its […]

NSSF: YouTube’s New Policy Provides Cause for Concern

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 business.   YouTube’s announcement this week of a new firearms content policy is troubling.  We suspect it will be interpreted to […]

NSSF: Retailers’ “No Gun Sales Under 21” Policy A Legal Risk

First there was Oregon, where 20-year-old Tyler Watson filed suit against Walmart and Dick’s for refusing to sell him a rifle. That practice would appear to violate the state’s public accommodation law. Now a Michigan teen is taking a swing at Dick’s, too. A high school senior in Battle Creek, 18-year-old Triston Fulton visited the Dick’s […]

National Shooting Sports Foundation: Raising Age Requirement for Rifle Purchases is Ineffective and Unconstitutional

The National Shooting Sports Foundation Senior Vice President Larry Keane writes: The tragedy of Parkland, Florida, has everyone searching for answers. Rightfully so. Some proposals have merit and are worth consideration. Others are non-starters, beginning with any proposal that would arbitrarily strip law-abiding young American adults from their ability to exercise their rights. I’m referring to proposals that […]

Gun Rights Get Increased Public Support, New Survey Shows

By Larry Keane Lost in the storm of hurricane coverage, a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll demonstrates Americans’ growing support for gun rights. The August survey of 1200 adults nationwide covers a range of current issues, including gun control. Guns as a Voting Issue When asked about the relative importance of issues when it […]