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Category Archives: American Suppressor Association

HEARING PROTECTION ACT REACHES 100 COSPONSORS IN HOUSE

HEARING PROTECTION ACT REACHES 100 COSPONSORS IN HOUSE

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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 […]

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CDC Study: Use Suppressors to Reduce Noise Exposure

CDC Study: Use Suppressors to Reduce Noise Exposure

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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 […]

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ASA Announces Rugged Suppressors as 2017 Sponsor

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. […]

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ASA Announces SureFire 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 […]

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ASA ANNOUNCES REINTRODUCTION OF HEARING PROTECTION ACT: A BILL TO REMOVE SUPPRESSORS FROM THE NFA

ASA ANNOUNCES REINTRODUCTION OF HEARING PROTECTION ACT: A BILL TO REMOVE SUPPRESSORS FROM THE NFA

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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 […]

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2016: A Year In Review

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 […]

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Backup Tactical joins as Tier 7 sponsor for 2017

    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 […]

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HPA is the #1 most viewed bill at Congress.gov

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 […]

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Where do we go from here?

  ATLANTA, GA - The American Suppressor Association has worked tirelessly for the last five years to prepare for days like today. To be ready for the kind of landscape that is before us. We now have more work ahead of us, not less. The finish line is in sight and we need your support more than […]

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Fall Update

  WASHINGTON, D.C. - It has been an exciting year for the ASA, and we’re not done yet. On the Federal side, our primary focus has been Rep. Salmon’s (R-AZ) Hearing Protection Act (HPA) (HR 3799). In addition to the HPA, which has 78 co-sponsors on both sides of the aisle, we also worked closely with […]

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