North Carolina: Shall-Sign Bill Heads to Gov. McCrory for Signature

This past Monday, July 27, the North Carolina Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 562, a pro-gun, pro-suppressor omnibus bill that will make North Carolina the 14th state to implement Shall-Sign/Shall-Certify legislation.  The bill, which had strong bipartisan support in both chambers of the North Carolina legislature, passed the Senate 40-9 after passing the House in a … Continue reading “North Carolina: Shall-Sign Bill Heads to Gov. McCrory for Signature”


FLORENCE, MA – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Yankee Hill Machine Co., Inc. (YHM), a leader in the suppressor industry, is the newest Tier Three Sponsor of the ASA. With their contribution, YHM joins the ranks of AcuSport, Daniel Defense, Gemtech, SilencerCo, and Silencer Shop as a voting member of … Continue reading “YHM BECOMES TIER THREE SPONSOR OF ASA”

ASA Attends Bill Signing with VT Gov. Shumlin

On Thursday, July 16th, ASA General Counsel Michael Williams attended the ceremonial signing of Vermont bill H.5, which legalized private suppressor ownership there effective July 2nd.  Governor Peter Shumlin signed the ceremonial version of the law at the Barre Fish and Game Club in conjunction with Vermont’s annual Moose Permit Lottery.  Rep. Pat Brennan was … Continue reading “ASA Attends Bill Signing with VT Gov. Shumlin”

Hush That Noise – Guns & Ammo Editorial

      Check out what our friend Eric Poole has to say about suppressors and the American Suppressor Association in his editorial from the August, 2015 issue of Guns & Ammo!

Massachusetts: ASA Testifies in Favor of Suppressor Legalization Bill

Last Tuesday, July 14th, the ASA’s General Counsel testified in front of the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary in support of H. 1305, a bill that would legalize private suppressor ownership in Massachusetts. H. 1305 is a short bill that would replace the current law that prohibits the possession of suppressors by non-manufacturers with … Continue reading “Massachusetts: ASA Testifies in Favor of Suppressor Legalization Bill”


Today, ASA backed Senate File 878 takes effect, making Minnesota the 40th state to allow civilians to own and possess suppressors. On August 1st, SF 878 will also make Minnesota the 36th state to allow for the use of suppressors while hunting. This major victory for suppressor rights comes after months of hard work on the … Continue reading “MINNESOTA: SUPPRESSORS NOW LEGAL”