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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NSSF Supports Trump’s SCOTUS Pick, Urges Speedy Confirmation

After President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court of the United States, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) announced their “strong support” for Kavanaugh and urged a speedy confirmation.

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2017 on Track to Be One of Best Years for Gun Industry in Two Decades

Amid all the establishment media chatter about a “Trump Slump” in gun sales, National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) Mike Bazinet says the evidence indicates 2017 could be the second or third highest year for background checks in the past two decades.

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5th District Court Revives Lawsuit Against Micro-Stamping in CA

On Thursday, California’s Fifth District Court of Appeals revived a lawsuit against California’s micro-stamping requirement by observing that the requirement cannot be enforced if the technology to micro-stamp does not exist.

A woman on a wheelchair fires a handgun at the RTSP shooting range in Randolph, New Jersey on December 9, 2015.

Women Are ‘Fastest-Growing Group of Gun Owners’

The emergence of women as a gun-owning demographic to be reckoned with became evident in 2011 and 2012. The NRA reports a Gallup Poll showing a 23 percent jump in female firearms ownership between 2005 and 2011, and this poll is complimented by National Shooting Sports Foundation research showing that among those female gun owners, the largest percentage own more than one gun.

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Poll: 70% of Voters Reject Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers

A National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) poll released April 25 shows that 70 percent of voters reject lawsuits against gun manufacturers. According to NSSF, “Seven of 10 American voters do not support allowing crime victims to sue firearm manufacturers and retailers

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Surging Gun Sales Created Nearly 25,000 Jobs in 2015

The gun industry added 24,763 jobs to the U.S. economy because of the unprecedented surge of gun sales in 2015, according to an estimate by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

An unidentified man holds a Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol in Manassas, Virginia, 22 July, 2007.

Appeal Filed Against Micro-Stamping of California Guns

The National Shooting Sports Foundation and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute are appealing a court decision earlier this year that favored California’s “micro-stamping” requirement.

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Report: Concealed Carry On The Rise, Murder On The Decline

For example, “over 1.7 million new permits were issued [in 2014],” which represents a “15.4 percent increase” over the number issued the year before. The CPRC report also shows that concealed carry permits are no longer just a guy thing, either. Rather, since 2007 “permits for women have increased by 270 percent” while permits for men have increased “by 156 percent.”

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Slate: Call To Gun Ownership For Self-Defense Is ‘Misguided’

On January 25 Slate magazine published an article revolving around the NRA’s warning that we live in a dangerous world best answered by owning a gun. They argue that the call to gun ownership for self-defense is false, that it is part of a great myth which has clouded the minds of Americans and resulted in a “misguided” expansion of gun ownership, and therefore, expanded crime.