Education/Safety News

December 4, 2019


More than 17.7 million Modern Sporting Rifles in Private Ownership

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, released the 2017 Firearms Production Report to members. The report compiles the most up to date information based on data sourced from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Reports (AFMER). Key findings for public

December 3, 2019


NEWTOWN, Conn. — Today is Giving Tuesday and the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is asking those who donate to worthy causes to consider making a gift in support of Project ChildSafe®, its award-winning community gun safety program that helps prevent firearm accidents, thefts and misuse, including suicide.

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This year marks the 20th year for the Project ChildSafe[1] program, the leading

November 21, 2019


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc.,® (SAAMI[1]®) is pleased to announce that Kalashnikov USA[2] has joined as a Supporting Member. A manufacturer of rifles, pistols and shotguns, Kalashnikov USA is headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida.

“We are very pleased to have Kalashnikov USA join the SAAMI family,” said Rick Patterson, SAAMI’s Executive Director. “The company is...

November 20, 2019


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc.,® (SAAMI[1]®), the organization at the forefront of promoting firearms safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition and components, announced the acceptance of a new shotshell cartridge and a new centerfire rifle cartridge for SAAMI standardization.

Developed by Federal Ammunition[2], the 12-Gauge 1¾-inch shotshell...

November 19, 2019


WASHINGTON — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, applauds the Pennsylvania legislature for passing legislation that will allow for Sunday hunting in the Keystone State for the first time in more than 100 years. The Pennsylvania state Senate approved S. 147 in a vote of 38-11, sending the bill to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has committed to signing the measure into law.

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November 15, 2019


NEWTOWN, Conn.—The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, has recognized Ammunition Depot[1] for its extensive support of the organization’s range programs[2].

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For the past two years, Ammunition Depot has served as the ammunition-fulfillment storage center for NSSF’s First Shots[3]® program. In this capacity, Ammunition Depot stores, processes orders and ships all ammunition to First Shots