WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the American Suppressor Association submitted written testimony in support of the SHARE Act for consideration by the House Natural Resources Committee – Subcommittee on Federal Lands. ASA Executive Director Knox Williams was in attendance for the hearing. Following the hearing, the committee conducted a process known as … Continue reading "ASA TESTIMONY TO HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE"

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"

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"

On Wednesday, June 7th, the New York Senate Environmental Conservation Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1209A. Introduced in January by Senator Robert Ortt (R, C, IP), SB 1209A seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in New York state. Suppressors are currently legal to own in 42 states, 40 of which allow their use … Continue reading "NEW YORK: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE HEARING"

The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is teaming up with a group of our sponsors to raise money for the Association by auctioning off five suppressed CUSTOM Glock 21 (.45 ACP) packages. All five packages are completely identical, with one notable exception: they each include a suppressor from a different manufacturer. When the auctions finish, the … Continue reading "ASA TO AUCTION FIVE CUSTOM SUPPRESSED GLOCK 21 PACKAGES"

ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association is pleased to announce Desert Tech, manufacturer of compact precision rifles and suppressors, as a Tier 7 sponsor for 2017. Based in Salt Lake City, UT, Desert Tech has been providing high quality rifle and suppressor systems to the US and International customers for the past decade. Desert Tech … Continue reading "Desert Tech joins ASA as 2017 sponsor"

  ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Hudson Manufacturing, makers of the revolutionary H9 pistol, as the newest sponsor of the ASA. Hudson Manufacturing joins the Association as a Tier 4 sponsor for 2017. With their contribution, they join the ranks of a growing list of sponsors leading the fight to … Continue reading "Hudson Mfg joins ASA as Tier 4 sponsor"

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"

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"

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 … Continue reading "HEARING PROTECTION ACT REACHES 100 COSPONSORS IN HOUSE"