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Of Eagles, Chicken Littles and Snipe Hunts

NSSF Blog - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 14:05
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.
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Unpacking the Pew Research Center’s Latest Gun Survey

NSSF Blog - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:31
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.
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NSSF Q&A: U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)

NSSF Blog - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:00
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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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Peruta Case

NSSF Blog - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:30
With Justices Thomas and Gorsuch dissenting, the U.S. Supreme Court announced today it would not grant review in the Peruta v. California case.
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New Study Compiles Worst Flaws of Anti-Gun Research

NSSF Blog - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:58
This report starts with the ridiculous premise that the criminal misuse of firearms is a public health issue, rather than a criminal justice issue. As we have explained here before, firearms are not a disease.
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Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax Isn’t Working, as Violence Surges

NSSF Blog - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:18
Seattle’s City Council promised their citizens they would raise $500 million for efforts to study and counter violence within the city. So what has happened?
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Information Security for the Firearms Retailer — Yes, It Matters

NSSF Blog - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:46
What does information security have to do with firearms retailers? Cyber-security will continue to require your focus, with no end in sight, in today’s world.
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Rotary International Relents on Mistaken Firearms Policy Change

NSSF Blog - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:12
We are pleased to report that the Rotary International board has reversed the decision it made in January to adopt “revisions to the Code of Policies.”
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Getting the Lead Out: An Introduction to Shooting Range Lead Management

NSSF Blog - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:01
As a range owner or manager, you must ensure that you have proper practices and procedures in place to manage your lead-related risk.
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10 Tips for Keeping Your Security Camera System in Tip-Top Shape

NSSF Blog - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 09:47
A security camera system is a critical and necessary investment for every FFL and one that should be maintained to keep it in good condition. We recommend that you schedule regular system maintenance to protect your investment and ensure that you’re getting the best performance out of your camera system. Following are 10 easy tips […]
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Firearm Safety at the Range and in the Home

NSSF Blog - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:29
Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Whether you own a gun or not, firearm safety is everyone's responsibility.
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You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters are a Vital Part of Conservation [INFOGRAPHIC]

NSSF Blog - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:00
In America, wildlife agencies and hunters have worked cooperatively over the last century to create and maintain a stable environment for wildlife.
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NSSF’s 2017 Summit Ignites Industry Leaders with Powerful Messages

NSSF Blog - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 08:47
The 2017 NSSF Industry Summit is receiving high praise for the impactful and engaging information it delivered to attendees to help them grow their businesses and participation in hunting and the shooting sports.
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Understanding NSSF-Adjusted NICS and the Underlying Reason Gun Sales Remain Strong

NSSF Blog - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:30
May was a record-breaking month for firearm background checks—the highest number of checks for that typically slower sales month ever processed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
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Security Basics: How to Criminal-Proof a Gun Store or Shooting Range

NSSF Blog - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 16:08
There will always be criminals planning their next big heist, and that means security will always be a top concern for retail firearms dealers and firearms range operators.
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The Mexican Gun Control Model

NSSF Blog - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 11:13
Rather than focusing on the real problems Mexico faces with gang violence, criminal activity and law enforcement, the anti-gun website “The Trace,” recently blamed U.S. firearms retailers for the region’s struggles. Far from being news (or accurate), we hear time and time again that a significant percentage of the firearms misused by the drug cartels […]
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Retail Security: How Tough Is Your Store’s Glass?

NSSF Blog - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 13:04
Upgrading the security of your store glass can make a major difference in your firearms protection program.
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You May Be Surprised to Know … 6 Health Benefits of Eating Venison [INFOGRAPHIC]

NSSF Blog - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 09:56
Do you ever get concerned about the healthfulness of the meat you’re eating? Well, hunters have long known the health benefits of hunting and consuming wild game.
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NSSF Hosts Media Suppressor Demonstration [VIDEO]

NSSF Blog - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 09:51
NSSF last week hosted a suppressor demonstration at Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas, Virginia to provide news reporters and producers a chance to hear the truth about the hearing protection devices.
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NSSF and ATF Meet for Regulatory Reform Discussions

NSSF Blog - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:47
NSSF leadership met with leadership at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss regulatory reforms.
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