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Julie Golob Lends Her Support for NSSF’s #GUNVOTE Initiative

Written by National Shooting Sports Foundation. Posted in NSSF

October 3, 2014By nssfnewsComments Off

image Professional competitive shooter Julie Golob is encouraging all shooting sports enthusiasts and gun owners to inform themselves about the issues and to #GUNVOTE this Nov. 4.

The winner of numerous championships, Julie is a veteran of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and now shoots for Team Smith & Wesson...

Merchandising—The Supermarket Approach

Written by National Shooting Sports Foundation. Posted in NSSF

image You know that feeling you get when you walk into, say, one of those big-box home improvement stores? Your brain almost immediately starts up with “Oh, I want that. And that. And that. And that one, too!” That’s merchandising—successful merchandising at that. It’s the retailer art of putting out the goods in such a way that every customer who walks...

Being a Gun Control Advocate Means Never Having to Say You’re Wrong

Written by National Shooting Sports Foundation. Posted in NSSF

“The semi-automatic weapons’ menacing looks, coupled with the public’s confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons — anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun — can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons.”

-Josh Sugarmann, Executive Director...

Reagan National Airport Says No to Public Service Ads Deemed OK at 5 Other Airports

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Project ChildSafe is About Safety, Not Politics – and Yet …

imageProject ChildSafe, run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, is the firearms industry’s longstanding program to promote safe firearms storage. Since 2003, Project ChildSafe has partnered with law enforcement agencies in all 50 states to distribute more than 36 million safety kits,...

Retailers and Vendors—Profit Partners

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August 26, 2014By William F. KendyComments Off

image As a firearms retailer, you count on continuous services from your vendors. Indeed, today’s vendors need to be your business partners. Having said that, the street goes both ways. You as a retailer also need to be your vendors’ partner.

Let’s start with the retailer side of the coin. Retailers should e...

Colorado Experience Invalidates Big Private Transfer ‘Loophole’ Myth

Written by National Shooting Sports Foundation. Posted in NSSF

We have long known that the argument of gun control activists that 40 percent of gun sales in this country occur without a background check was bogus. Even the Washington Post zinged President Obama in 2013 for his frequent use of that ersatz stat, awarding three of four possible Pinocchio’s in a rating category that requires “significant factual e...

Import/Export Conference Helps Firearms Industry Members Stay Informed of Law, Regulatory Issues

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August 5, 2014By nssfnewsComments Off

image The 13th Annual Firearms Import/Export Conference is under way with a comprehensive agenda designed to help ensure that members of the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry stay informed of and in compliance with the extensive federal laws and regulations governing the import and export of...

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