From the Counter: Thriving in the Post-Election Retail Year – Part II

NSSF Blog - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:07
­­­­­ Five weeks into the Trump Administration, it’s clear the shooting sports industry is fully immersed in a changing political dynamic. Retailers that experienced panic buying in the past are hitting the reset button to compete in an altered selling environment, one that demands more planning and forward thinking to maintain a consistent bottom line. […]
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Secretary Zinke Downs Last-Minute Lead Ban; Preserves Sportsmen’s Ability to Participate in Traditions

NSSF Blog - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:43
Secretary Zinke, just hours into his first day on the job, took swift action in scrapping the ban on lead by hunters and anglers in outdoor recreation that was passed on the final full day by the Obama administration.
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NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior

NSSF Blog - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:43
Ryan Zinke, a former U.S. Representative (R-Mont.), was confirmed by the Senate in a 68-31 vote today.
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Choosing a Recording System for Your Security Cameras

NSSF Blog - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:39
All security cameras require a central video recorder to transmit and archive the footage captured. DVRs (digital video recorders) evolved from the older VCR models, while NVRs (network video recorders) represent the next step in the evolution of video recording technology. Here's a side-by-side look at how DVRs and NVRs compare.
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U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Introduces NSSF-Backed National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

NSSF Blog - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:20
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) has introduced the NSSF-supported Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (S. 446).
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Memo to Gov. Hickenlooper: Help Colorado Economy by Reversing Some Gun-Control Policies

NSSF Blog - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:12
Colorado could benefit by scrapping the gun control policies that have already cost the state millions of dollars in revenue.
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Rotary International Tells Clubs to Drop their Guns

NSSF Blog - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:40
It came as a surprise to learn that the 18-member Rotary International (RI) board recently decided to address a “lack of clarity" around RI’s firearm policy.
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NSSF Illustrates Business Impact of Malloy’s Policies

NSSF Blog - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:28
Governor Dannel Malloy is once again targeting the state’s gun owners. This time, with a massive increase in pistol permit fees.
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Security Camera System Technology Today

NSSF Blog - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 12:50
The first key choice to make when planning and installing a video surveillance system is choosing the type of camera that will best suit your needs. While video surveillance cameras once provided grainy and nearly unusable footage, high definition and megapixel cameras have changed all that. HD cameras now provide businesses with a crystal-clear view […]
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International, U.S. Olympic Committees Seek to Eliminate Men’s Double Trap from Olympics

NSSF Blog - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:16
Men’s Double Trap and possibly two other events could be eliminated from future Olympic games. The International Sport Shooting Federation will vote on Feb. 21.
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Seattle’s Gun and Ammunition Tax: How Much has Been Collected?

NSSF Blog - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:24
The Seattle City Council in 2015 passed a so-called gun violence tax on guns and ammunition. Now we'd like to know how much money this gun tax actually raised.
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Security Cameras—Yes, You Need Them

NSSF Blog - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:19
A dependable security camera system is essential for every FFL as part of the security layering process we have discussed in recent posts. Security cameras are not just a deterrent against burglaries, they also serve as a strong deterrent to other aberrant behaviors such as internal theft, vandalism, physical violence and shoplifting. Although security camera […]
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Gun Control Activists Rush to Download Data for Biased Reports

NSSF Blog - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:06
President’s Trump ascension to the White House has sent shock waves rippling through anti-gun groups. The activists that seek to undermine the Second Amendment rights of Americans and put the firearms and ammunition industry out of business see the new administration as a threat to their goals.
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Range Dates: Valentine’s Day Ideas That Aim to Please

NSSF Blog - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 10:51
One way to get your partner’s blood pumping this Valentine’s Day or any day is by pulling a trigger at a local shooting range.
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From the Counter: Thriving in the Post-Election Retail Year

NSSF Blog - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:48
The first several weeks of the Trump Administration have been nothing short of a whirlwind of change. Many firearms retailers had prepared preemptively for a Hillary win, and in the wake of a Republican win, some retail outlet turns have quieted. We wanted find out how firearms businesses were adjusting to a Trump win and […]
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Why Your Range Should be Using HEPA Filters

NSSF Blog - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:10
As the owner of an indoor range, you have numerous options available to you when it comes to the choice of filters used in your ventilation and air filtration system. That system, of course, is an essential component of your range construction. You should have one installed, and it must meet certain criteria, all aimed […]
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U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions Needs Your Support to Become U.S. Attorney General

NSSF Blog - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 07:41
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next attorney general of the United States will be voted on this evening by the full Senate. Sessions is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, calling it a “personal right,” in testimony before the Judiciary committee. He also told his fellow senators that universal background checks […]
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Local TV ‘Investigation’ Misses the Mark

NSSF Blog - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 16:30
A local TV station in Iowa just released the results of its so-called “investigation” into the impact of traditional ammunition made with lead components on bald eagles.
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Poor Journalism, Inaccurate Police Report Make for Fake News

NSSF Blog - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 16:01
To read a recent Washington Post article, “In the District, illegal guns range from the ordinary to the exotic,’ the reader could conclude that District residents should fear for their safety.
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U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions Needs Your Support to Become Next U.S. Attorney General

NSSF Blog - Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:44
NSSF’s support for Sessions was entered into the Congressional record. Contact your senator today to urge a yes vote for Senator Sessions today.
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