Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Joins NSSF’s #GUNVOTE President’s Club with $100,000 Contribution
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has joined NSSF’s #GUNVOTE President’s Club, contributing $100,000 in support of the association’s critical voter registration and education campaign.
Founded in 1949, Ruger® has become one of the American firearms industry’s most iconic brands. Known for its famous “Standard Pistol” and ubiquitous 10/22® rifle, Ruger has become a leading firearms innovator with over 400 products spanning more than 30 product families. Over the past decade, Ruger has introduced a wealth of new rugged, reliable firearms, including the LCP®, LCR®, Ruger American Pistol™ and the Ruger Precision Rifle®.
“The NSSF has a long history of being able to count on Ruger in times of need,” said Lawrence Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “It is with sincere gratitude that we thank the folks at Ruger for continuing that tradition and supporting our #GUNVOTE campaign in these critical final weeks before the November elections.”
“NSSF’s #GUNVOTE is essential to preserving our history and ensuring our future,” said Christopher Killoy, Ruger President and Chief Operating Officer. “Ruger is proud to support this voter education campaign during this crucial election year.”
NSSF’s #GUNVOTE is a voter registration and education campaign platform for use by firearms industry manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, range and media members, as well as the pro-Second Amendment consumer. #GUNVOTE — www.gunvote.org — provides vital information on the hundreds of pro-gun and anti-gun candidates up for election in 2016, as well links to polling places and voter registration, election news, voter education video resources and more. Industry members are strongly encouraged to download the #GUNVOTE button for their websites and social media use and order #GUNVOTE decals for distribution to family, friends and customers.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, visit nssf.org.