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Firearms and Suicide Prevention

With suicide accounting for nearly two-thirds of all firearm fatalities annually, the topic of suicide prevention deserves our attention. In recent years NSSF has worked with the Veterans Administration, the State of Utah and mental health agencies to help educate gun owners and the public on how to keep firearms safely out of reach of those who, during a period of despair, decide to do themselves harm.


Going Green to Honor America’s Veterans

November 11 is Veteran’s Day—and we would like to thank you for your service. The Green Light program is a simple, subtle, but important signal of support to our nation’s veterans and their families. Read how you can show your support.

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Congress Weighs in on Linking Benefits to Gun Control—Act Now!

Let your elected officials know your opinion on the use of the VA and SSA as a wedge to force individuals to choose between benefits and the Second Amendment. Get the back-story and contact information on the latest in the fight to protect the Second Amendment in this story.

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Obama Seeks to Link Gun Control to Government Benefits

Are you on Social Security? Does someone else help you handle your finances? You could be in danger of having your gun rights stripped from you. President Obama is seeking to expand background checks to include those who receive Social Security benefits. You must read this article to find out how to stop this.


VA Sending Veterans’ Mental Health Information to FBI to Restrict Gun Ownership

Mental health information collected by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being transferred to the FBI so that patients can be added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) list of individuals restricted from owning or possessing guns. Do you think this VA policy breaches doctor-patient confidentiality, or is the agency compelled by law to report veterans to the NICS system?

Picture shows the slim DoubleTap Defense two-shot Derringer in .45 ACP.


High Powered Headlines: August 15, 2014

Today’s high-powered headlines—the news gun owners need—includes a story about how an armed employee stopped a knife-wielding man. Self-defense with a handgun saves lives and no one gets hurt. North Carolina’s new law against gun registries have done nothing for protecting private information about gun owners and sportsmen and hunters are encouraged to proceed with caution when donating to so-called conservation groups. Read the top headlines in gun news today, August 15, 2015 on Cheaper Than Dirt’s The Shooter’s Log.




Believe it or not, the SIG Sauer MPX PSB is a pistol. The ATF reviewed this product and determined that attaching the cuff to a firearm does not alter the classification of the firearm or subject the firearm to NFA control.