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20 States Now Have Constitutional Carry

Tennessee joined 19 other states that allow constitutional carry when Gov. Bill Lee signed Senate Bill 765/House Bill 786 into law earlier this month.

Firearm Industry Employment Increases Despite Pandemic Downturn

The number of people employed by the firearm industry increased by 10,000 in 2020, in stark contrast to the vast majority other industries that suffered widespread layoffs and unemployment during the global onset of COVID-19.

Kentucky Passes Constitutional Carry

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed constitutional carry into law this week, making Kentucky the 16th state in the country to allow permitless concealed carry.

VA State Police Chooses Benelli Shotguns, SIG Sauer Pistols

The Virginia State Police, with more than 2,100 officers, is phasing out its current inventory of shotguns and handguns in favor of new models from Benelli and SIG Sauer.

North Dakota Police Department Chooses SIG Sauer P320

Officers of the Bismarck, ND, Police Department will soon be armed with the SIG Sauer P320 after an extensive test conducted by the department's instructors.

SIG Sauer P320 Gains Government Contracts

Another state police agency has selected the SIG Sauer P320 as its sidearm, adding to the list of agencies accepting the modular handgun system.

Constitutional Carry Passed in North Dakota

North Dakota is the second state in 2017 to pass constitutional-carry legislation.

Right to Hunt Amendments Pass Overwhelmingly in Kansas, Indiana

Voters in Kansas and Indiana elected to protect the right to hunt, fish and trap in their states by a wide margin.

West Virginia AG Announces Reciprocity Expansion

West Virginia's expansion allows residents between the ages of 18 and 21 with a provisional concealed carry permit to carry in 16 states.

U.S. Firearms Industry Continues to be Economic Bright Spot

A report released earlier this month by NSSF indicates the total economic impact of the industry increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $49.3 billion in 2015—a 158 percent increase.

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