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You shouldn’t be surprised if you haven’t heard that violent crime declined again in 2014, because it doesn’t fit the media’s agenda…

Is there any truth to the broader claim that corrupt licensed gun dealers account for a large share of guns getting into criminals’ hands? The best evidence indicates “no.”

The National Instant Check System, or NICS, the computerized system used to perform background checks on retail gun buyers, has been operational since 1998, as part of the 1993 Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. The concept of an “instant” check was put forward by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, or NSSF, the trade association for …

How much did ALL the pro-Second Amendment groups spend? Ready? Not so much at $88,000…

Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey Kovalev defends his title against Nadjib Mohammedi live Saturday, July 25, on HBO. The Russian fighter has fought his way to the top with notable victories over former light heavyweight world champions Gabriel Campillo, Nathan Cleverly, Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal. Kovalev’s latest fight against Pascal pulled in 1.2 million …

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed its opening brief with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Mance v. Lynch seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the federal interstate handgun transfer ban. The district court found the ban unconstitutional after a Washington, D.C.-based couple attempted to purchase two handguns in …

In a default victory for Empire State gun owners, background checks for ammunition purchases, a centerpiece in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 SAFE Act, have been scrapped for now. An agreement announced late Friday signed by Republican Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Director of Operations Jim Malatras suspends this section of the SAFE …

The National Shooting Sports Foundation ( NSSF), trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, applauds the introduction yesterday of H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act of 2015, by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill would revise the Gun Control Act of 1968, as …

Earlier this week anti-gun U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, both of Connecticut, along with Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) introduced legislation that would require prospective handgun buyers to pass a test and submit to fingerprinting and a background check in order to acquire a license just to have the …

National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) this week learned that United Parcel Service (UPS) had changed its policy regarding the shipment of firearms suppressors. New policy states that UPS will no longer ship suppressors, even between licensees. [Silencers or suppressors are used for increased hearing protection and reduction of gun fire noise by caring gun owners.] …

10 Year NICS Chart

Last year was an extraordinary one for firearm sales, a year unlike any other in the industry’s history. That’s a fact to be mindful of when comparing estimated sales through the first seven months of 2014 with those of the previous year, notes Steve Sanetti, President and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the …

I never would’ve believed that in my day, the idea of ammo registration would’ve been thought of but we’ve learned from history that California raises the bar when it comes to stupidity and liberalism. Sportsmen, gun owners and retailers in California scored a major victory on Saturday as the California Assembly was unable to muster …