Women Propelling Gains in Firearm Industry Growth

March is Women’s History Month and there’s no better opportunity to celebrate the contributions American women make to the firearm and ammunition industry – past, present and future. From the early days of Annie Oakley shooting the ashes off cigarettes in the mouths of wild west show volunteers and Calamity Jane gunslinging and scouting […]

NSSF®, Project ChildSafe® Recognize Julie Golob with Inaugural “Women of the Gun” Award

NEWTOWN, Conn., and LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF) named champion shooter and safety advocate Julie Golob the winner of its first-ever “Woman of the Gun Award” during the 2022 SHOT Show® in Las Vegas. The award recognizes Golob’s achievements and contributions to the shooting sports, as well as her work […]

Firearm Industry Inducts Six Leaders into NSSF Hall of Fame

[…] organizations, and led the charge on advanced firearm safety initiatives. He was a recipient of NSSF’s Ken Sedlecky Lifetime Achievement Award. Sue King spent decades enthusiastically promoting women’s shooting, and her efforts helped lay the groundwork for the extraordinary growth of women’s participation seen today. A Life Member of NRA, TSRA, NSSA and WSSF, […]

Carjacked Congressman Highlights Reasons for Increasing Lawful Gun Ownership

[…] murder suspect in the city has eleven prior arrests. How are would-be victims in Washington, D.C., responding? They aren’t sitting around and waiting to be victimized, especially women in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area – and most specifically African Americans. “A lot of times men look at women and they think we are defenseless. […]

Comedian Gets an Education After ‘Ban the Second Amendment!’ Call

[…] December of 2021. That included roughly 10 million first-time buyers. Approximately 40 percent of buyers during that blistering stretch were first-time buyers, and about 30 percent were women. Black would be even more dumbfounded to learn NSSF surveys showed African Americans purchased firearms in 2020 at a rate of 58 percent higher than 2019. […]

Gun Control Yells for More While More Americans Keep Saying No

Historic numbers of law-abiding Americans joined the gun-owning community for the first time in recent years, including large numbers of women and minorities. National gun control groups at the same time continue to shout for stricter gun control laws. As Americans take up their rights, shun those calls and personally navigate the process to […]

Johns Hopkins Adds Another Gun Control Partnership Under Its Research Umbrella

[…] hosted by Shannon Watts. One theme repeated by Watts again and again was that “gun violence” was not just a “public heath” crisis, but also a “ women’s health crisis.” She claimed more gun control was needed to ensure the public health and safety of women. The reality is that more women than ever […]

Democrats Dismiss Key Details in Gun Control Hearing

[…] are responsible” for these unthinkable crimes, not lawfully-sold firearms. Second Amendment advocate Antonia Okafor testified that the Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR) has become the “great equalizer” among women – especially African American women – who are concerned with their ability to protect themselves and their families. “Having access to an AR-15 provides a sense […]

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