Numbers show that public safety concerns drive gun sales

  • According to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll, only 37% of Americans approve of President Biden’s handling of gun violence and crime
  • This is a lower approval percentage than 4 months ago
  • For the first half of 2021, almost 9.8 million background checks have been completed for gun sales
  • Americans increasingly cite concerns for personal and public safety as a reason for purchasing

The Firearm industry has reached a milestone of $14 billion in contributions for conservation

  • The NSSF has recently achieved the milestone of having received more than $14.1 billion in contributions to the Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund since its beginning in 1937
  • Also referred to as the Pittman-Robertson fund or Firearms and Ammunition Excise Tax, which is a tax paid by gun and ammunition manufacturers on the products they produce