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Sessions Implements Novel Trump Directive: Charge Criminals for Breaking the Law

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:30

There’s a new sheriff in town and criminals are increasingly finding out what that means. According to a memo released by President Trump’s Justice Department, during April, May and June, federal prosecutions for unlawful possession of a firearm were 23 percent higher than the same period last year. During April, May and June, federal prosecutors […]

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Welcome to the New NSSF.org

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 05:00

As you have recently noticed, the team at NSSF has been hard at work to bring you an entirely new web portal. More than just a redesign, we’ve completely re-engineered and modernized the NSSF.org experience to be a “hub” of information for you, your business, and your customers. Here are just a few of the […]

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Categories: Gun News

NSSF Q&A: U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 06:30

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to post the latest of our occasional Q&A features with an elected official who supports hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Congressman Henry Cuellar for agreeing to talk with us. Pictured above, Congressman Cuellar on a dove hunt in Texas. Who introduced you to hunting/the shooting sports and at […]

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Categories: Gun News

New Study Proves Statistical Acrobatics Can’t Hide Shoddy Methodology

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:04

A recent study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research is making the news for “proving” one of the most popular anti-gun fallacies out there: that more guns means more crime. Of course, a simple analysis demonstrates a downward trend in crime rates, even as the number of firearms on the market has increased […]

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Gun Control Groups Shamelessly Use Healthcare Debate to Prescribe Gun Control

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 06:54

Bloomberg.com and others are covering a recent Brady Center report that attempts to make a connection between gun violence and the current health care reform debate under way in Congress. It is all too convenient for the professional gun control lobby to throw out figures about the health care costs of firearm incidents. What they […]

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Of Eagles, Chicken Littles and Snipe Hunts

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 13:05
NSSF has been busy shooting down misinformation that’s been flying in news reporting that traditional ammunition is the leading threat to the recovery of the American bald eagle.
Categories: Gun News

Unpacking the Pew Research Center’s Latest Gun Survey

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 09:31
The findings of a Pew Research Center survey report titled America’s Complex Relationship with Guns shows it’s not time to step off the firing line, but to reload.
Categories: Gun News

NSSF Q&A: U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:00
NSSF's occasional Q&A's feature elected officials who support hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Sen. Heitkamp for agreeing to talk with us.
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NSSF Q&A: U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 03:32

NSSF's occasional Q&A's feature elected officials who support hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Sen. Heitkamp for agreeing to talk with us.

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