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National Shooting Sports Foundation

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is an American national trade association for the firearms industry that is based in Newtown, Connecticut. [1]

27 relations: Advocacy group, Assault weapon, Barack Obama, Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014, Concealed carry, Eli Whitney, Federal Trade Commission, General counsel, Gun politics in the United States, H&H Shooting Sports, High-capacity magazine, HuffPost, National Rifle Association, Newtown, Connecticut, Presidency of Bill Clinton, Presidency of George W. Bush, Samuel Colt, Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, SHOT Show, Smith & Wesson, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Sunlight Foundation, Thad Cochran, The Daily Beast, The Daily Caller, Trade association, United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Advocacy group

Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy.

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Assault weapon

Assault weapon is a term used in the United States to define some types of firearms.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

The Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 is a bill related to hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation in the United States.

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Concealed carry

Concealed carry (carrying a concealed weapon (CCW)), refers to the practice of carrying a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed or hidden manner, either on one's person or in close proximity.

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Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin.

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Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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General counsel

A general counsel, chief counsel, or chief legal officer (CLO) is the chief lawyer of a legal department, usually in a company or a governmental department.

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Gun politics in the United States

Gun politics is an area of American politics defined by two opposing groups advocating for tighter gun control on the one hand and gun rights on the other.

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H&H Shooting Sports

The H&H Shooting Sports is an indoor shooting range located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

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High-capacity magazine

A high-capacity magazine (or large-capacity magazine) is a firearm magazine capable of holding more than the standard number of rounds provided by the designer, or legally, a particular number of cartridges dependent on jurisdiction and kind of firearm.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.

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Newtown, Connecticut

Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.

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Presidency of Bill Clinton

The presidency of Bill Clinton began at noon EST on January 20, 1993, when Bill Clinton was inaugurated as 42nd President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2001.

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Presidency of George W. Bush

The presidency of George W. Bush began at noon EST on January 20, 2001, when George W. Bush was inaugurated as 43rd President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2009.

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Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor, industrialist, businessman, and hunter.

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Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members.

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SHOT Show

The SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is an American annual tradeshow for the shooting, hunting, and firearms industry.

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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson (S&W) is an American manufacturer of firearms, ammunition and restraints.

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Sturm, Ruger & Co.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., better known by the shortened name Ruger, is an American firearm manufacturing company based in Southport, Connecticut with production facilities also in Newport, New Hampshire, Mayodan, North Carolina, and Prescott, Arizona.

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Sunlight Foundation

The Sunlight Foundation is an American 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for open government.

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Thad Cochran

William Thad Cochran (born December 7, 1937) is an American politician of the Republican Party who served as a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1978 to 2018.

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The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast is an American news and opinion website focused on politics and pop culture.

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The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller is a conservative American news and opinion website based in Washington, D.C. It was founded by political pundit Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, former adviser to former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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Trade association

A trade association, also known as an industry trade group, business association, sector association or industry body, is an organization founded and funded by businesses that operate in a specific industry.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Shooting_Sports_Foundation

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