Education/Safety News

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

August 27, 2020


GeisseleLAS VEGAS—NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Geissele Automatics will be donating 250,000 face masks for distribution during the 2021 SHOT Show®[1]. Headquartered in North Wales, Pennsylvania, Geissele Automatics[2] is a manufacturer and distributor of firearms, optics and parts, primarily in the modern sporting rifle (MSR) sector. The company is a frequent sponsor of NSSF events.

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August 25, 2020


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

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After a friend introduced him to target shooting with a lesson on an AR-type rifle in 1999, Marty Daniel knew he’d found his calling. He also quickly bought his own AR that year,

August 24, 2020


NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, updated retail survey-based estimates and concluded that nearly 5 million Americans purchased a firearm for the very first time in 2020. NSSF surveyed[1] firearm retailers which reported that 40 percent of sales were conducted to purchasers who have never previously owned a firearm.

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NSSF tracks the background checks associated with the sale of a