The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recently published a series of five infographics detailing the contributions of hunters across the United States. For those of us who hunt, we know how vital our contributions are to conservation and the economy as a whole, but there are still people who believe that hunting is detrimental to […]
After years of college, medical school, residency, and practice, you’d hope that most doctors would be pretty smart. A group of doctors called Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO) shows just how smart they are in a recent white paper endorsing the use of suppressors to prevent firearm-related hearing loss. Read more in this report […]
Two new studies published recently have offered a mixed-bag of news regarding firearm-related fatalities. As most gun owners know, proper storage and handling of firearms can prevent accidental deaths and injuries, though less responsible or less experienced gun owners may still lead to some unfortunate incidents. One study states Americans are spending millions of dollars […]
On Monday, March 21st, President Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court Justice seat, Judge Neil Gorsuch, began his confirmation hearings in the United States. In support of Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, National Shooting Sports Foundation President Larry Keane authored this endorsement.
Should there be more public shooting ranges? Some Senators in Congress seem to think so. The Target and Markmanship Training Support Act of 2017 seeks to help provide additional funding for the upkeep and expansion of public shooting ranges. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released the following press release last week, praising the bipartisan […]
With long range shooting becoming one of the shooting world’s biggest hobby, optics have become more important for a lot of shooters. No longer able to get by with their father’s 3-9x scope, many hunters and shooters have been on a quest to find quality glass to top their rifles. Let’s take a look at […]
The shooting sports’ biggest industry-wide trade show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is right around the corner. Kicking off on January 16th in Las Vegas, Nevada, the SHOT Show brings together retailers, distributors, importers, and manufacturers from around the world to introduce new guns, ammunition, parts, and gear. […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation released the following press release in response to the California Appellate Court reversing the original dismissal of the NSSF and SAAMI challenge to California’s Microstamping law.
A recent Gallop Poll released last week revealed the lowest support for an Assault Weapons Ban in the past 20 years. 36% of Americans support a ban on the manufacture, sale, and possession of modern sporting rifles, down from 44% in 2012 and 57% in 1996. Despite the views of most Americans changing, one politician […]
National Hunting and Fishing Day, celebrated every year on the fourth Saturday in September, is this Saturday. National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) is devoted to not just celebrating and thanking sportsmen for their contributions to conservation, but also introducing people to popular outdoor pastimes.