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HSUS Attempts to Drive Hunters, Shooters from Public Lands

NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.

July 31, 2014

NSSF Reaches 10,000 Members

The Nationals Shooting Sports Foundation has announced that its membership roll recently topped 10,000, a new all-time high for the association.

December 17, 2013

The New Face of Target Shooters

The NSSF decided to conduct a survey to find out just who all these new shooters are that have popped up within the last five years. As a new shooter, the author wasn't too surprised by the results.

September 04, 2013

NSSF: Hunting with Guns Safer Than Football, Golf

According to data complied by the NSSF, hunting with firearms is actually far more than safe than other popular sports like tackle football and soccer.

December 07, 2011

Hunters Donated 11 Million Venison Meals in 2010

A recent study by the NSSF revealed that 11 million meals were donated to the needy by U.S. hunters in 2010.

November 16, 2011

Shooting Winchester's Blind Side at Media Day

Winchester generated a lot of buzz at SHOT Show Media Day for two reasons:

January 26, 2011

Mossberg's Patrick Flanigan Kicks Some Cans

As we discussed here, Patrick Flanigan jumped ship from Winchester to Mossberg late last year, and Mossberg has moved quickly to promote its sponsorship of the shotgun trick-shooter.

January 26, 2011

Berated by "The Gunny"

It just so happens that the first person we ran into at the 2011 Bass Pro Media Day in Las Vegas last week was by far the most famous. R. Lee Ermey, the infamous “Gunny,” was holding court at the Glock booth when we walked by, and I thought it seemed like a perfect time to live out one of my dreams—to be berated by the Gunny, Full Metal Jacket style.

January 26, 2011

The Yamaha Grizzly 450

American Rifleman Managing Editor Aaron Carter, myself, and a few other NRA editors got a chance to tear up the Nevada desert on theYamaha Grizzly 450 at Bass Pro Media Day at the SHOT Show. This automatic 4x4 has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including four-wheel independent suspension, and it’s powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.

January 26, 2011

Study Reveals Strong U.S. Hunting Numbers

A recent study revealed that nearly 21.8 million Americans have hunted at least once within the last five years.

November 01, 2010

Your Ammo Is Under Attack!

Anti's envoke emotion and junk science to garner support for a lead ammo ban, but NRA isn't buying it.

August 05, 2010

Shooting Industry to Fight Proposed Lead Ban

NRA-ILA and the NSSF strongly oppose a recent petition by the Center for Biological Diversty requesting a ban of lead in hunting ammunition and fishing tackle.

August 04, 2010