Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF and SAAMI Suit to Block CA Microstamping Law

A rare court win for the NSSF and SAAMI in their effort to block California’s microstamping law. Here’s the NSSF’s press release: NEWTOWN, Conn – A California Appellate Court has reversed the Fresno Superior Court’s dismissal of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) lawsuit seeking an […]

Illinois Moves A Step Closer to Suppressors For All

It was only a few years ago that the Illinois General Assembly legalized the use of suppressors for state and local law enforcement. Yesterday, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action took the lead role in helping nudge forward a bill to allow civilian ownership and use of suppressors through a hostile Illinois Senate […]

Retailers, NSSF Seek Injunction Against MA AG Healy’s ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

Four Massachusetts retailers along with the NSSF have filed suit against Bay State Attorney General Maura Healey. The matter at bar: Healey’s new, unique interpretation of the state’s laws which, she believes, gives her the power to prohibit the sale of any gun covered under the Clinton era “assault weapons” ban. Here’s the NSSF’s press release: […]

NSSF Partners With American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Reduce Gun-Related Suicides

Depending on the year and who’s doing the counting, there are about 21,000 firearms-related suicides in the US each year. That’s about half of the total number of suicides and roughly two-thirds of all firearms-related deaths. There’s plenty of evidence that if guns aren’t available, those bent on taking their own lives will choose another method. […]

NSSF Announces First Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp

If you’re a baseball fan and willing to pony up enough cheddar, you can put on your favorite team’s uni and take the field with some of your heroes once a year. If, like me, you’re a St. Louis Cardinals fan, you can play alongside legends like Bob Gibson, Ozzie Smith, Bruce Sutter and Willie […]

Why the NSSF Was Right to Eject Trespassing Guardian Journalists from SHOT Show

Gun control advocates use false comparisons of unrelated numbers to argue for civilian disarmament. Here’s a good example, drawn from a recent article about the SHOT Show published in Britain’s far-left newspaper the Guardian. Reporters Rupert Neate and Mae Ryanin — ejected from SHOT after they’d entered without authorization — begin with Sex, guns and ammo: inside the world’s largest gun industry trade […]

NSSF Statement on Obama’s Gun Control Executive Orders

Here’s the NSSF’s statement on President Obama’s just-announced executive orders: We all share the goal of reducing the intentional misuse of guns and enhancing the safety of our communities. As the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will carefully review all aspects of the executive actions that […]

Hunting Tip: Master These Field Shooting Positions

By Andy Van Loan via When hunting you’re not always going to have a convenient rifle rest or a stable shooting platform. There aren’t many bench rests out in the wild. So practicing various shooting positions and maintaining accuracy can be critical in making those ethical shots at game. In this video, Ryan Cleckner, a former […]