ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Hudson Manufacturing, makers of the revolutionary H9 pistol, as the newest sponsor of the ASA. Hudson Manufacturing joins the Association as a Tier 4 sponsor for 2017. With their contribution, they join the ranks of a growing list of sponsors leading the fight to … Continue reading "Hudson Mfg joins ASA as Tier 4 sponsor"
ATLANTA, GA – Our goals at the American Suppressor Association are simple: remove suppressors from the National Firearms Act through the passage of the Hearing Protection Act, and legalize suppressor ownership and use while hunting in all 50 states through our No State Left Behind campaign. While there is no shortage of media coverage on the Hearing … Continue reading "United We Stand: A Factual Review of the Hearing Protection Act From the Board of the ASA"
Sacramento, CA – On Friday, February 17th, State Senator Joel Anderson (R-38) introduced Senate Bill 710, a bill which seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and their use while hunting in California. The legislation, which is backed by the American Suppressor Association (ASA), is awaiting committee referral. It currently has five additional co-authors in the Senate, … Continue reading "CALIFORNIA: ASA BACKED BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS INTRODUCED"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thirty-seven days after introduction, the Hearing Protection Act (H.R. 367) reached a symbolic milestone in the House of Representatives when Rep. Drew Ferguson (GA-03) signed on as the 100th cosponsor. Introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-03) and Rep. John Carter (TX-31), this historic piece of legislation will remove suppressors from the purview … Continue reading "HEARING PROTECTION ACT REACHES 100 COSPONSORS IN HOUSE"
The ASA has endorsed Graham Hill for election to the NRA Board. For years, Graham has been one of the chief proponents of suppressor advocacy on both the state and federal levels within the NRA’s Board of Directors. While his words may speak loudly, his actions highlight the fact that he is invested in this fight … Continue reading "The ASA endorses Graham Hill for NRA Board"
With the reintroduction of the Duncan-Carter Hearing Protection Act, suppressors have been thrust to the forefront of the national political debate. According to many traditional gun control advocates, firearms are not loud enough to cause hearing damage. They make definitive statements, like this one from a recent LA Times article, that, “there’s no evidence of a public health … Continue reading "CDC Study: Use Suppressors to Reduce Noise Exposure"
For several years, the American Suppressor Association has worked alongside the National Rifle Association and members of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses on legislation to legalize the ownership and use of suppressors in the state of Illinois. Although the legislation was unable to pass in 2016, it has been reintroduced by state Senator William … Continue reading "ILLINOIS: SUPPRESSOR BILL NEEDS YOUR HELP"
ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association is pleased to announce that Rugged Suppressors has joined the ASA as a Tier 4 sponsor for 2017. The ASA is excited to have their support in our efforts to expand suppressor rights. “Rugged Suppressors has established themselves as a strong player within the suppressor market,” stated Owen Miller, Director of Outreach. … Continue reading "ASA Announces Rugged Suppressors as 2017 Sponsor"
ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association is pleased to announce that SureFire, LLC has joined the ASA as a Tier 4 sponsor for 2017. The ASA is honored to have their support in our efforts to expand suppressor rights. “It’s great to have an industry leader like Surefire join the Association,” stated Owen Miller, Director of Outreach. “It shows their … Continue reading "ASA Announces SureFire as 2017 Sponsor"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the reintroduction of the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) by Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-03) and Rep. John Carter (TX-31). This historic piece of legislation, which was originally introduced by Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) in the 114th Congress, will remove suppressors from the purview of … Continue reading "ASA ANNOUNCES REINTRODUCTION OF HEARING PROTECTION ACT: A BILL TO REMOVE SUPPRESSORS FROM THE NFA"