Tag: National Shooting Sports Foundation

  • With Record U.S. Gun Sales Comes “Unprecedented” Demand for Self-Defense, Training & Legal Protection From The USCCA

    With Record U.S. Gun Sales Comes “Unprecedented” Demand for Self-Defense, Training & Legal Protection From The USCCA

    Pandemic & Continued Civil Unrest Has More Americans Embracing Self-Defense WEST BEND, WI – Echoing a recent report by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which found that nearly 5 million Americans have purchased firearms for the first-time this year, the U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) said today there also continues to be unprecedented demand for self-defense training, […]

  • Survey Answers Why Women Are Buying Guns

    Survey Answers Why Women Are Buying Guns

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, gun sales and interest in firearms training have surged. Surveys, studies, and wild guesses have tried to capture the reason why people, particularly women, are purchasing firearms and gun safety training. This article reviews the trends, explores the impetus for the surge, and offers quotes from women who share their […]

  • NSSF and USA Join Forces to Mentor New Hunters and Shooters

    NSSF and USA Join Forces to Mentor New Hunters and Shooters

    Spring Hill, Tenn. — Today, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) kicked off a mentor reward program to encourage union members to mentor 1,000 newcomers in hunting, target shooting or firearms safety in 2020.  Through its Hunting Heritage Trust, NSSF awarded the USA a $20,000 grant to implement the recruitment campaign, backed […]

  • Great American Outdoors Act Continues to Gain Momentum in Congress

    Great American Outdoors Act Continues to Gain Momentum in Congress

    June 4, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) continues to gain momentum in Congress after a recent announcement by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) member and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) that the Senate will soon take up GAOA, likely next week. Earlier today, a House companion of GAOA was introduced by a number […]

  • With Booming Gun Sales, USCCA Prioritizes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention During Coronavirus Pandemic

    With Booming Gun Sales, USCCA Prioritizes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention During Coronavirus Pandemic

    WEST BEND, WI – In the wake of record-breaking gun sales, the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) worked with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to produce a special broadcast to address mental health awareness and suicide prevention during the coronavirus pandemic.  To […]

  • American Novelist Stephen Hunter Receives Prestigious Grits Gresham Award from POMA and the NSSF

    American Novelist Stephen Hunter Receives Prestigious Grits Gresham Award from POMA and the NSSF

    Jan. 22, 2020, LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) honored novelist and Pulitzer Award winner Stephen Hunter with the prestigious POMA/NSSF Grits Gresham Shooting Sports Communicator Award .  The award recognizes extraordinary achievements in communications and in support of our hunting heritage and firearm freedoms. Hunter is 40-year veteran author of more than […]

  • The 458 SOCOM; From Battlefield to Elk Country

    The 458 SOCOM; From Battlefield to Elk Country

    When Steinel Ammunition started out, they bet their future on the 458 SOCOM cartridge and now offer 4 different loads for the big game hunter. Twinsburg, Ohio (September 2019) – With hunting season underway across the country, an increasing number of AR-15 platforms are being used in the field. Modular, accurate and durable are attributes that […]

  • Secretary Bernhardt, CSC Members and other Conservation Leaders Join CSF for 30th Annual Banquet

    Secretary Bernhardt, CSC Members and other Conservation Leaders Join CSF for 30th Annual Banquet

    September 12, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Yesterday, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) hosted its 30th Annual Banquet & Auction celebrating past and present Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) members and 30 years of protecting and advancing sportsmen’s traditions and fish and wildlife conservation on Capitol Hill and across the country. Nearly 60 CSC members joined leaders from the […]

  • USCCA Announces Launch of “Official Partner” Program at Inaugural NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo

    USCCA Announces Launch of “Official Partner” Program at Inaugural NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo

    Working Together to Keep Families & Communities Safer” West Bend, WI – With hundreds of firearms industry leaders meeting in Denver, Colorado this week for the first annual National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) Range-Retailer Business Expo, the USCCA announced today that it is launching an “Official Partner” program to offer unprecedented resources and relationships to business […]

  • Governor Proclaims August as Shooting Sports Month in Oklahoma

    Governor Proclaims August as Shooting Sports Month in Oklahoma

    Citing the major economic and recreational contributions made by hundreds of thousands of people who enjoy participating in sport shooting in the state, Gov. J. Kevin Stitt has proclaimed August as National Shooting Sports Month in Oklahoma. National Shooting Sports Month provides the perfect opportunity for experienced target shooters and newcomers alike to head to a shooting […]