Man on the Street: 2016 Presidential Election & Gun Owners

Man on the Street: 2016 Presidential Election & Gun Owners

During the past decade, we've seen retail stores cleaned out by the surging demand for firearms and ammo. In fact, a recent report by the NSSF shows that the economic impact of the firearms trade has grown by 125 percent from 2008 until today. During that same time period, employment in the gun industry has increased by 58 percent.

With the 2016 presidential election drawing near, gun owners see an opportunity to elect a representative who is willing to protect our rights.


To support gun owners, the 45th president will need to address a number of specific hot-button firearm-related issues, such as arbitrary ATF ammo "bans," sanctions on imported firearms and ammo, NFA laws, and concealed carry reciprocity, among others.



We hit the floor of the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits to ask NRA Members: "With the 2016 presidential election coming up, what's the most important Second Amendment topic for candidates to support gun owners?"


Recommended for You

Introduced at the 2014 NRA Show, Blackhawk Folding Back-Up Sights were developed from the

First Look: Blackhawk Folding Back-Up Sights

G&A Online Editors - May 06, 2014

Introduced at the 2014 NRA Show, Blackhawk Folding Back-Up Sights were developed from the

The Savage MSR 15 Competition is an out-of-the-box race horse ready to help you win 3-Gun matches. Rifles

Savage Arms MSR 15 Competition Review

James Tarr - May 21, 2019

The Savage MSR 15 Competition is an out-of-the-box race horse ready to help you win 3-Gun...

I often hear stories about this or that instructor. They range from awesome to keep it positive Tactical

Finding the right shooting instructor

Kyle Lamb - September 22, 2017

I often hear stories about this or that instructor. They range from awesome to keep it...

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Feeding Your Firearms with Aguila Ammunition

Feeding Your Firearms with Aguila Ammunition

A group of competitive shooters talk about new products from Aguila , the Aguila Cup, and everyone's favorite new guns launched at the 2019 SHOT show.

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo.

Trijicon

Trijicon's New Specialized Reflex Optics (SRO)

The Trijicon SRO is specifically designed for pistol use. The wide field of view and clean, crisp dot makes it easy for users to find and track the dot in both target and competitive shooting applications.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Crossbreed's new The Reckoning holster is a simple leather-Kydex combination with multiple points of retention adjustment and clip options. Accessories

Crossbreed's The Reckoning Holster

Eric R. Poole - May 13, 2019

Crossbreed's new The Reckoning holster is a simple leather-Kydex combination with multiple...

Springfield Armory's SAINT Edge Pistol may be the best AR pistol on the market. Handguns

Springfield Armory SAINT Edge Pistol Review

James Tarr - April 17, 2019

Springfield Armory's SAINT Edge Pistol may be the best AR pistol on the market.

A guide on how to pair .223 and 5.56 NATO rifle barrel twist rates with bullet weights. Conventional wisdom says slower twist rates wouldn't properly-stabilize a heavy bullet. On the other hand, faster rates could over-stabilize lighter bullets. This is correct in theory, however, modern ballisticians have all but debunked the over-stabilization theory. All things being equal, it is better to have too much twist than not enough. How-To

Pairing Barrel Twist Rates with Bullets for .223 and 5.56 NATO

Keith Wood - November 17, 2018

A guide on how to pair .223 and 5.56 NATO rifle barrel twist rates with bullet weights....

See More Stories

More Industry

Attention Collectors! Walther has released the PPK/S First Edition; the one-time run is limited to only 1250 units, serial numbers 101-1350. Handguns

Walther First Edition PPK/S Pistols Announced

Guns & Ammo Digital Staff - September 04, 2019

Attention Collectors! Walther has released the PPK/S First Edition; the one-time run is...

On Oct. 12, 2019, team CZ USA set a new Guinness World Record by breaking 14,167 clays in 12 hours. Industry

World Record for Most Clays Broken Crushed by CZ USA Team

Alfredo Rico - October 15, 2019

On Oct. 12, 2019, team CZ USA set a new Guinness World Record by breaking 14,167 clays in 12...

Walther's new program, Shoot It. Love It. Buy It., shows how confident they are in their flagship model, the PPQ series of handguns. Industry

Walther Introduces 'Shoot It. Love It. Buy It.' Program for PPQ Handguns

G&A Online Editors - February 15, 2019

Walther's new program, Shoot It. Love It. Buy It., shows how confident they are in their...

See More Industry

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.