Education/Safety News

September 1, 2020


NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that firearm manufacturer Smith & Wesson[1] contributed $500,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE[2]® voter registration and education campaign. This is the largest donation the #GUNVOTE campaign has received to date.

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“This election cycle marks a crossroads in the future of the firearms industry and of our very freedom

September 1, 2020


NEWTOWN, Conn.—NSSF[1]®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Winchester has agreed to sponsor a “+ONESM” Gearbox Giveaway in support of 2020’s National Shooting Sports Month®.

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Winchester once again has stepped forward in support of the NSSF, and the shooting sports, by donating a fantastic prize package for this year’s National Shooting Sports Month[2].  For more

August 31, 2020


Our industry well knows that excise taxes collected on firearms, ammunition and archery products play an important role in conservation. The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, commonly called the Pittman-Robertson Act, has received more than $13 billion from firearm, ammunition and archery equipment manufacturers since 1937. State wildlife agencies are the beneficiary of these funds, which, in many cases, make up more than half of these agencies’ annual budgets.

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August 27, 2020


NEWTOWN, Conn.—NSSF[1]®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Colt’s Manufacturing Co., LLC,[2] has signed on as a Gearbox Giveaway sponsor in support of 2020’s National Shooting Sports Month®.

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Colt, headquartered in West Hartford, Connecticut, is a leading manufacturer of handguns and rifles. Founded by Samuel Colt, who opened his first factory in 1836 after