HEARING PROTECTION ACT LANGUAGE INCORPORATED INTO COMPREHENSIVE SPORTSMENS PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Natural Resources has scheduled a hearing for the morning of June 14, in which the Federal Lands Subcommittee will hear a discussion draft of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. The SHARE Act, which is being championed in a bipartisan manner by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chairs Representative … Continue reading “HEARING PROTECTION ACT LANGUAGE INCORPORATED INTO COMPREHENSIVE SPORTSMENS PACKAGE”

RHODE ISLAND: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE HEARING

On Tuesday, June 6th, the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 399. Introduced in March by Senators Archambault, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Lombardo, Lombardi, SB 399 seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in Rhode Island. Suppressors are currently legal to own in 42 states, 40 of which allow their use while hunting.  Although legal … Continue reading “RHODE ISLAND: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE HEARING”

United We Stand: A Factual Review of the Hearing Protection Act From the Board of the ASA

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”

CALIFORNIA: ASA BACKED BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS INTRODUCED

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

CDC Study: Use Suppressors to Reduce Noise Exposure

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

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

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

ASA HIRES OWEN MILLER AS DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Owen Miller as the ASA’s new Director of Outreach. In this position, he will be responsible for a host of initiatives for the organization as they relate to interaction with the Association’s membership base. This includes responsibility for member engagement, … Continue reading

ASA HIRES OWEN MILLER AS DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

YANKEE HILL MACHINE (YHM) TO AUCTION FIVE NITRO SUPPRESSORS TO BENEFIT ASA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is excited to announce that it is teaming up with Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) to help the public get their hands on the first of YHM’s brand new Nitro 30 suppressors. Together, we will be auctioning off the first five NITRO .30 caliber suppressors in a limited-edition … Continue reading

YANKEE HILL MACHINE (YHM) TO AUCTION FIVE NITRO SUPPRESSORS TO BENEFIT ASA

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL PASSES HOUSE

Yesterday, House File 2279, a bill introduced by Rep. Matt Windschitl (R-17) that would make Iowa the 42nd state to legalize suppressors, passed out of the Iowa House of Representatives by a 74 – 24 margin. The legislation, formerly HF 2043, is backed by the American Suppressor Association, the Iowa Firearms Coalition (IFC), and the National Rifle Association. … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL PASSES HOUSE”

2015: A YEAR IN REVIEW

  2015 was a banner year for both the American Suppressor Association (ASA), and the suppressor community as a whole. In terms of pro-suppressor advocacy, 2015 was anything but quiet. Nine states enacted pro-suppressor laws or regulations, a bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress to remove suppressors from the National Firearms Act, and for … Continue reading “2015: A YEAR IN REVIEW”