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"
Dear Friends, As 2016 draws to an end, we would like to thank you for your support and steadfast commitment towards advancing pro-suppressor reform across the country. As an organization that serves the interests of you, our members, it has been our pleasure to lead the fight for suppressors on both the State and Federal … Continue reading "2016: A Year In Review"
BOCA RATON, FL – The American Suppressor Association is excited to announce our newest sponsor, Backup Tactical. They have joined the ASA as a Tier 7 sponsor for 2017. The folks at Backup Tactical contacted the ASA and wanted to get involved in a meaningful way to support the association’s work on the Hearing … Continue reading "Backup Tactical joins as Tier 7 sponsor for 2017"
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Senate Bill 206 has been passed in the Judiciary Committee in a 7-5 vote. It now heads to the full Senate for a floor vote. The Judiciary Hearing was placed on the calendar at 2:11pm, to be held at 4:00pm. ASA staff rushed to Springfield to continue to work the bill and … Continue reading "Illinois Suppressor Legislation Passes Committee Vote"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hearing Protection Act (HPA) was the #1 most viewed bill at Congress.gov last week. Last week we asked, and you delivered, to make the HPA the most viewed bill. These grassroots efforts will help keep the HPA at the forefront of pro-gun legislation under the new Administration. It is only through concerted … Continue reading "HPA is the #1 most viewed bill at Congress.gov"