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2014-02-17 12:23:00

NSSF Promotes Don't Lie for the Other Guy Program in Illinois, Michigan NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in and around the cities of Chicago, as well as Detroit and Flint, Mich., that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Billboard advertisements for the...

2013-11-12 12:24:41

NEWTOWN, Conn. and SIDNEY, Neb., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation and Cabela's Inc., the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, today announced a new partnership to promote firearm safety in support of NSSF's Project ChildSafe program. "Both Cabela's and the National Shooting Sports Foundation place a premium on firearm safety and responsibility," said Scott Williams, Cabela's Chief Marketing Officer....

2013-09-26 20:21:10

NSSF Looks to Fall Hunting Seasons to Continue Promoting Firearm Safety at Home, in the Field and at the Range NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation observes National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 28, and as multiple hunting seasons have started or are about to begin across the country, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is launching a new campaign to remind Americans that "The Hunt Isn't Over Until You Are S.A.F.E." "Americans have a...

2013-08-21 08:24:41

NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With its new "Proud to Be a Firearms Owner" pocket card, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is arming the nation's 100 million gun owners with facts they can use to demonstrate they are law-abiding, safe, passionate in their defense of the Second Amendment and major supporters of conservation through their purchases of firearms and ammunition. "Firearms owners have been misrepresented and even maligned in the ongoing public debate...

2013-07-24 12:27:50

NEWTOWN, Conn., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and USA Shooting today announced the two organizations will begin working cooperatively to promote firearm safety in the home as part of the NSSF's Project ChildSafe "S.A.F.E. Summer" campaign. NSSF, the trade association of the firearms industry, launched Project ChildSafe in 1998 (prior to 2003 the program was called Project HomeSafe) as a nationwide initiative to promote...

2013-07-11 12:23:36

NEWTOWN, Conn., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) has released Where To Shoot, a mobile app now available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, that locates shooting ranges near you. Available for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play, Where To Shoot puts North America's most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges in the palm of your hand. It also includes video tips for target shooters, news and firearm-safety...

2013-06-13 16:24:11

NEWTOWN, Conn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation invites public and private colleges to apply for a total of $200,000 in grants through its Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative. To encourage the development of new programs, NSSF this year will restrict the grants to colleges and universities seeking to establish brand new shooting clubs and teams, and also those seeking support for new programs established during the 2013 spring semester....

2013-06-05 12:30:01

Group Expands Project ChildSafe with New Message; 500,000 Firearms Safety Kits NEWTOWN, Conn., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is kicking off a "S.A.F.E. Summer" effort to focus attention on the importance of safe firearm storage--particularly while children are home from school and more likely to be unattended--and has pledged an additional $1 million to provide half a million free firearm safety kits, including a gun lock, to...

2013-05-24 12:22:52

NEWTOWN, Conn., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the fire outlook in the West already being called severe, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is getting the jump on reminding target shooters and hunters to be cautious when using firearms in hot, dry environments and to share its fire-prevention poster with others in the outdoors community. The poster is available in two sizes--the standard 8.5 x 11 inches and a larger 11 x 17 size--and is suitable for displaying at shooting...

2012-09-24 10:25:02

NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV, has committed to a Pinnacle-level sponsorship for the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show(TM) (SHOT Show®). The SHOT Show is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, and is produced and managed by Reed Exhibitions. Pinnacle is the highest...