“We are probably on the cusp of breaking $14 billion in the life of this of this Pittman Robertson fund, and that’s just the Pittman Robertson side. But that’s not the Dingell Johnson and all the fishing and all the other stuff. There’s just the Pittman Robertson side is paid by the manufacturers of firearms and ammunition.” —Mark Oliva, director of public affairs at the National Shooting Sports Foundation

In Episode 193 of District of Conservation, Gabriella welcomes back Mark Oliva to the podcast. Mark serves as the Director of Public Affairs at the National Shooting Sports Foundation. They discuss NSSF’s media blitz against ATF Director nominee David Chipman, their lawsuit against Governor Andrew Cuomo calling guns a public nuisance, new San Jose ordinances taxing gun rights, the status of suppressor legislation, how guns and ammo fund conservation, National Shooting Sports Month, the return of SHOT Show in 2022, and much more. 

Follow Mark Oliva on TwitterConnect with NSSF online and at FacebookInstagramTwitter. Learn about Let’s Go ShootingLet’s Go Hunting, and how to attend SHOT Show 2022.

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Photo Credit: Mark Oliva

Author

  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com