Education/Safety News

April 26, 2018

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Cabela’s Outdoor Fund $50,000 Grant Will Provide Free Project ChildSafe Gun Locks to State Agencies


NEWTOWN, Conn. — Thanks to a generous $50,000 grant from the Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) will provide its Project ChildSafe® gun locks and firearm safety education materials to state departments of natural resources to promote secure storage of firearms to students in hunter education classes

April 20, 2018

Victory Range & Armory’s Range Earns Second NSSF Five-Star Rating


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range excellence to Victory Range & Armory’s[1] (VRA’s) New Castle, Indiana, location. The company’s Vandalia, Ohio, range was awarded NSSF’s Five-Star range rating[2] in 2017.

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April 18, 2018

SAAMI Welcomes Two New Members to Organization


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that two new companies have joined its member roster. Savannah, Georgia-based Quantum Ammunition, LLC has been accepted as an Associate Member, and Vairog US, LLC[2], of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been accepted as a Supporting Member.The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute-SAAMI-Welcomes Two New Members to Organization[1]

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April 11, 2018

NSSF Honors U.S. Senator John Cornyn as 2017 Legislator of the Year


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation ® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, awarded Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) the 2017 Legislator of the Year at the organization’s annual dinner in Washington D.C., coinciding with the firearms industry’s annual Congressional Fly-In.

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“We salute Senator Cornyn for his

April 10, 2018

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Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 169% Since 2008


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.4 billion in 2017, a 169 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from approximately 166,000 to almost 310,000, an 87 percent increase in that period, according to a report released today by the National

March 23, 2018

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NSSF Commends President, Congress on Gun and School Safety Laws


NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, today commended President Donald Trump and Congress for signing into law the omnibus legislation containing Fix NICS and Stop School Violence provisions. Both legislative measures were called for by President Trump and supported by NSSF as measures to help ensure