More than 60 million people participate in the shooting sports each year, making it one of the most popular recreation activities in the country. Shoot United is an initiative designed to promote all that’s wholesome and healthful about the shooting sports and responsible firearm ownership.
Based off of data from the FBI’s National Instant Background Check System, the National Shooting Sports Foundation estimates that there were 14 million new firearm owners who made their first purchase over the past two years.
Blackhawk is targeting new gun owners with its "Your Right 2 Protect" outreach program that provides education and technique tips.
When it comes to an all-encompassing resource for firearm training and knowledge, there's only one option: the National Rifle Association.
Now that you've bought your new firearm, what's next? Here are the basics of using, cleaning and storing your first gun.