The surge in gun sales and shooting sports participation in recent years has fueled the need for ever-more places to shoot. Here’s an in-depth look at how state fish-and-game agencies use funds collected from excise taxes paid by gun and ammo buyers to build public shooting ranges.
Firearm and ammunition manufacturers have topped $14.1 billion in contributions to the Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund since its 1937 inception.
Federal excise taxes collected during record spring sales months benefit hunting, shooting and wildlife management.
NRA Hunter Education online, our free gift to hunters, just became a multi-million dollar gift to state wildlife agencies and conservation. All your state needs to do is accept the gift.
Outdoorsmen and women are helping to provide more than $1 billion in 2019 to support outdoor access and wildlife habitat conservation nationwide.
Federal excise taxes collected on the sale of rifles, shotguns, handguns, ammunition and archery gear have nearly tripled during the past decade, boosting federal funding for the nation’s wildlife and hunter-education programs to record levels even though many handgun, ammo and archery buyers don’t hunt.
NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.