NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on behalf of their members against the State of California in Fresno Superior Court to prevent enforcement of the state’s microstamping law. The state statute enacted in 2007, but …

Former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke of Arizona has been reprimanded for leaking two classified documents about Operation Fast and Furious, the flawed gun-running sting that allowed illegal firearms to be smuggled across the border. Burke consented to the reprimand, according to the order (PDF) issued last Thursday. He told the Arizona Republic that the reprimand was a “fair resolution” of the …

It Is Not Hard To Figure Out Why. This is good article and a very positive trend which we would love to see continue. The trend is on fire with new female gun owners but is also a reflection of gun ownership as a whole. The reason is simple. Women want to protect themselves and …

“[The] ATF’s decision to classify the Stabilizer Brake as a ‘firearm silencer’ is ‘arbitrary and capricious’ for at least two reasons:  the agency failed to ‘articulate a satisfactory explanation’ for its decision and the agency failed to ‘examine the relevant data’ before coming to a final conclusion. For these reasons, the agency action was ‘arbitrary …

NSSF: We Wish We Never Knew Yee

The news stunned those who follow politics and government in California. The FBI is charging State Sen. Leland Yee with conspiracy to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major investigation centered in San Francisco, the city he represents. Term limited from running again for what had been his safe state Senate seat, the …

  Brownells is proud to announce its continuing support for the American Pistolsmith Guild Gunsmith Scholarship Program. Since the program began in 2010, Brownells has donated $12,000, helping 12 recipients fund their educations at gunsmithing schools across the U.S. “Brownells has been instrumental in the growth of the pistolsmith and gunsmith trade for decades by …

The December 2013 report In the Business Outside the Law by anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) is a fitting successor to its November 2011 predecessor, Point, Click, Fire: An Investigation of Illegal Online Gun Sales. Both have a breathless quality, intended no doubt to provoke the reader to rise up immediately out of his or her …

Since the late 1930s, hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry have been the nation’s largest contributors to conservation, paying for programs that benefit America’s wildlife and all who love the outdoors. In fact, the U.S. Department of Interior just announced that firearms and ammunition manufacturers contributed a record $760.9 million in excise taxes in …

Editor’s Note: This feature first appeared yesterday in The Archery Wire (www.archerywire.com).  Does the nation’s largest anti-hunting and animal rights organization solicit contributions from the public under dubious pretense during times of national disaster, only to funnel those assets to further its agenda to end certain types of legal hunting and agricultural practices? The Attorney …