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Jul 23, 2015, 07:00 ET

NSSF to Target Shooters and Hunters: 'Wildfires Have Many Causes, Don't Be One of Them!'

 The National Shooting Sports Foundation urges target shooters and hunters to be aware of local fire-danger conditions and to do their part to...

May 20, 2015, 08:58 ET

NSSF's Where To Shoot App Helps You Locate Ranges

More shooting ranges exist in your area than you probably realize. Search for them and find what they have to offer with the popular Where To Shoot...

May 11, 2015, 12:06 ET

NSSF Urges Target Shooters and Hunters to Help Prevent Wildfires

Throughout the parched American West, the potential for wildfires is high. Summer has yet to arrive and already fire restrictions have been issued...

Mar 27, 2015, 07:00 ET

Project ChildSafe Releases New Firearm Safety Video

 The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today released a new, first-of-its-kind educational resource, the "How to Talk to Your Kids...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:50 ET

Project ChildSafe Hits Major Milestone with 1,000 Supporter Organizations

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, trade association for the firearms industry, announces that 1,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers,...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:19 ET

Hunters' Venison Donations Provide 11 Million Meals to People in Need

 For food banks nationwide, acquiring protein is a challenge because of the high cost of meat. Fortunately during hunting season, hunters help...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:00 ET
NSSF Infographic: The Changing Face of Today's Target Shooter (PRNewsFoto/NSSF)

NSSF Infographic: The Changing Face of Today's Target Shooter

A new infographic issued by the National Shooting Sports Foundation tells the story, at a glance, of the growing number of new target shooting...

Sep 12, 2014, 11:06 ET

Connecticut State Police and National Shooting Sports Foundation to Promote Firearm Safety at The Big E

 At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will work cooperatively to...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:56 ET

Firearms Industry Thanks U.S. Sen. Cochran for Co-Sponsoring Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, today...

May 19, 2014, 15:40 ET

NSSF Urges Target Shooters and Hunters to Help Prevent Wildfires

The cost of fighting wildfires will increase by nearly $500 million this year, according to new federal study, bringing the annual total to $1.8...

Feb 24, 2014, 14:01 ET

Orders for NSSF Safety Education Materials Skyrocket in 2013, Top 3.6 Million

Demand for the National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) safety and education materials skyrocketed in 2013, with more than 3.6 million safety...

Feb 17, 2014, 11:10 ET

Chicago, Detroit & Flint Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:54 ET

Cabela's Partners With NSSF And Project ChildSafe To Promote Firearm Safety

 The National Shooting Sports Foundation and Cabela's Inc., the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, today...

Sep 26, 2013, 17:55 ET

NSSF Urges Americans to Hunt "S.A.F.E." with New Campaign

NSSF Looks to Fall Hunting Seasons to Continue Promoting Firearm Safety at Home, in the Field and at the Range As the nation observes National...

Sep 23, 2013, 11:52 ET

National Poll: Majority of Americans Support Renewed Federal Funding for Project ChildSafe

As Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Requests for Project ChildSafe Safety Kits and Gun Locks, Supply Can Only Meet One-Third of the Demand A...

Aug 21, 2013, 08:51 ET

NSSF Releases 'Proud to Be a Firearms Owner' Pocket Card

 With its new "Proud to Be a Firearms Owner" pocket card, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is arming the nation's 100 million gun owners...

Aug 08, 2013, 17:30 ET
An infographic from the National Shooting Sports Foundation illustrates how crime with firearms has declined even as gun sales have risen.  (PRNewsFoto/National Shooting Sports Foundation)

NSSF Infographic: Gun Crimes Plummet Even As Gun Sales Rise

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has released a new infographic designed to counter the false impression many Americans have that...

Jul 24, 2013, 12:40 ET

NSSF and USA Shooting Team Up To Promote Firearm Safety

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and USA Shooting today announced the two organizations will begin working cooperatively to promote...

Jul 11, 2013, 10:34 ET

Introducing 'Where To Shoot' for iOS and Android; Find Ranges Near You

 The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) has released Where To Shoot, a mobile app now available for iPhone, iPad and...

Jul 10, 2013, 11:19 ET

Ten Tips For Firearm Safety In Your Home

 As part of its "S.A.F.E. Summer" campaign to focus attention on the importance of safe and responsible firearm handling and storage, the...