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NSSF: Obama Administration’s Smart Gun Saga to Go out With a Pop Not Bang!

The topic of smart guns is always a contentious discussion that pits gun control advocates against supporters of the Second Amendment and law enforcement. Smart guns are anything but smart. Gun control advocates claim it is common sense technology and pro Second Amendment forces point out the dangers and flaws in the technology. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recently published an article about the operational “Baseline Specifications for Law Enforcement Service Pistols with Security Technology” that is well worth the read.

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NRA: Flawed Study Takes Aim at “Stand Your Ground”

Donald Trump won the election, which has allowed many to conclude that the Second Amendment dodged an anti-gun bullet. You may agree or disagree, but one thing is for sure, the anti gunners have not given up their agenda—in the United States and across the pond. In a recent article published by the NRA, the Journal of the American Medical Association’s (JAMA) takes aim at Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.

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NRA: Gun Control Mind Games

Gun control advocates would have you believe that, if only there were background check requirements for all gun sales and transfers and if only the so-called “private sale loophole” was repealed, criminals would no longer be able to obtain guns online or at gun shows without a background check. Then, they’d have you believe

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NRA: The Importance of the Upcoming Election

Soon, we will elect the next President of the United States. There is plenty of rhetoric on both sides. The same is true of the statements made by candidates. The NRA endorsed Donald Trump at its annual meeting with strong support from the membership, so this letter will not be much of a surprise to most—regardless your political leanings.

This letter appears in the November ’16 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.

Cover of Steve Sanetti CEO of the NSSF and #GUNVOTE

The Firearm Industry’s Future Is on the Ballot #GUNVOTE

With one week left until the election, NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti is calling on all members of our industry (and The Shooter’s Log to our readers) to join together, go to the polls armed with the facts and, #GUNVOTE. While politicians say it all the time, this truly is the most important election in the history of our industry, and we need your help.

What facts should voters have when they go to the voting booth on Tuesday? How can readers help spread those facts to the general public? Share your answers in the comment section.

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Gallup Poll Showing Declining Support for Gun Ban Hailed by SAF

When rallying against the Second Amendment, politicians continually claim the majority of Americans support banning so-called “assault weapons.” Whether they are out of touch or simply denying the truth, Americans are not in favor of gun bans—not even another assault weapons ban. Here is the full release from the Second Amendment Foundation citing a Gallup poll that demonstrates Americans’ do not support more gun control.

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NRA: Hillary Wants Your Gun to Be ‘Unusable’ at Home

The election is just around the corner, and the results may not be good for gun owners. The problem is political speak for convenience versus what the politician will actually do once elected. The latest example of this is demonstrated in the following press release from the NRA. Regarding Hillary’s leaked statement from a private fundraiser when she slammed the Supreme Court as “wrong on the Second Amendment” and called for reinstating the assault weapons ban during a small private fundraiser in New York last week, according to audio of her remarks obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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NSSF Praises Bipartisan Introduction of Export Control Reform Act in House; Companion Bill in Senate

Could the latest proposed gun legislation be a win for the Second Amendment? Yes, but one that likely is not on your radar. “Because the administration has not moved forward in a timely manner to complete its own ECR Initiative, it is now time for Congress to move forward with legislation complete the ECR and reduce unneeded and burdensome regulations while improving our global competitiveness, create American jobs and enhance national security,” Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF senior vice president and general counsel said. 

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey

Overreaching ‘Enforcement Notice’ Earns Massachusetts a Lawsuit

Four federally-licensed Massachusetts firearms retailers and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, filed action in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts this week to challenge on Constitutional grounds the “Enforcement Notice” issued by state Attorney General Maura Healey.