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CALIFORNIA: ASA BACKED BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS INTRODUCED

CALIFORNIA: ASA BACKED BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS INTRODUCED

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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, […]

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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 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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ASA HIRES OWEN MILLER AS DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

ASA HIRES OWEN MILLER AS DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

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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, […]

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

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

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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 […]

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IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL PASSES HOUSE

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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. […]

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2015: A YEAR IN REVIEW

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  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 […]

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ASA ANNOUNCES 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 introduction of the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) by Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05). This historic piece of legislation will remove suppressors from the purview of the National Firearms Act (NFA), replacing the antiquated federal transfer process with an instantaneous NICS background check. The HPA […]

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MINNESOTA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NOW LEGAL

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Today,  the suppressor hunting portion of ASA backed Senate File 878 takes effect, making Minnesota the 36th state to allow for the use of suppressors while hunting. Maine will soon become the 37th state to follow suit, when Legislative Document 942 goes into effect in mid-October. As you may recall, on July 1st, a separate portion of […]

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DANIEL DEFENSE RETURNS AS TIER TWO SPONSOR OF ASA

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BLACK CREEK, GA – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Daniel Defense, a leading designer of modern sporting rifles and accessories, is returning as a Tier Two Sponsor of the ASA. In 2014, Daniel Defense was one of ASA’s four Tier One Sponsors. Marty Daniel, President and CEO of Daniel Defense, […]

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