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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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VERMONT BECOMES 41ST STATE TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS – EFFECTIVE JULY 2

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Last week, Governor Peter Shumlin signed H. 5 into law, officially making Vermont the 41st state to legalize the private possession of suppressors. The new law, which will go into effect on July 2nd, was the culmination of months of education and negotiation, and a great deal of hard work on the part of Rep. Patrick […]

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Vermont Legislature Passes Bipartisan Bill To Legalize Suppressors

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After months of education and negotiation, and a great deal of hard work on the part of Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden), the Vermont legislature yesterday passed H. 5, a bill that would make Vermont the 40th state in the Union to recognize the right to private suppressor ownership. As you might remember from our earlier […]

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Vermont: Suppressor Ownership Legislation Passes House – Needs Your Help

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Yesterday, a bill which would legalize the private ownership of suppressors in Vermont passed the House of Representatives. Chairman David Deen (D-Windham) of the House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources successfully offered an amendment to include language from Rep. Patrick Brennan’s (R-Chittenden) H. 210 in an economic development bill, S. 138. H. 210, […]

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VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL HEARD IN COMMITTEE

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Earlier this afternoon, the ASA testified to the Vermont House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources in support H. 621. Introduced by State Representative Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden), the bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the manufacture, sale, use, and possession of suppressors by citizens in Vermont. A local ABC News affiliate sat down […]

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