Retail Technology Group Named 2019 Top 10 Retail POS Provider   Innovation and Dedication to Shooting Sports Earns Retail Technology Group Exclusive Honor as a 2019 Top 10 POS Sauk Rapids, Minnesota – January 10, 2019 – Retail Technology Group, the leading provider of shooting sports industry retail software applications announced today that AXIS, its flagship … Continue reading "ASA Sponsor Retail Technology Group Named 2019 Top 10 Retail POS Provider "

  ATLANTA, GA – As the government shutdown extends into its third week, suppressor buyers and dealers across the country have one resounding question: will the shutdown have an impact on suppressor transfers? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. After speaking with sources in the administration, ASA can confirm that the NFA Division is not processing … Continue reading "NFA Division Affected by Government Shutdown"

  HEARING PROTECTION ACT REINTRODUCED IN 116th CONGRESS   WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 3rd, the first day of the 116th Congress, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC-03) introduced the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) of 2019. An enhanced version of previous HPA’s, this legislation includes several suppressor related technical amendments that were first incorporated into the SHARE … Continue reading "Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced in 116th Congress"

  ATLANTA, GA – We are excited to announce the winners of our November Membership Drive & Raffle. Winners will be contacted directly to arrange a delivery or transfer of their chosen prizes. We want to thank everyone that participated. We had winners from all categories of memberships, raffle ticket buyers, and even members that … Continue reading "November Membership Drive & Raffle WINNERS!"

Thanks to you, last year’s membership drive was a huge success! The money that we raised helped us travel to work on legislation in 8 different states, sent us to DC countless times, and over 20 ASA members took home prizes! Your support is an integral part of our fight for pro-suppressor rights across the nation. … Continue reading "November Membership Drive & Raffle"

    Earlier this month, ATF took a step in the right direction when they added the eForm 1 to the new eForms system. While that doesn’t directly help people buying suppressors, ATF is using the eForm 1’s to test the system for bugs. Once they’re able to do so, the next step will be … Continue reading "ATF eForm 1 Back Online"

  ATLANTA, GA – The ATF recently released two video tutorials showing consumers how to properly complete a Form 1 and Form 4. Form errors are one of the leading causes of delays as they require NFA staff to send an error letter and process corrected forms. Completing and submitting the form correctly the first … Continue reading "ATF Publishes Video Tutorials Showing How To Complete Form 1 and Form 4"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the ASA held its inaugural Industry Forum in Washington, D.C. The event, which was sponsored by Silencer Shop, was widely attended by industry leaders representing Aero Precision, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), Dakota Silencer, Daniel Defense, Lipsey’s, the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the NRA, Orchid Advisors, Perry’s Gun … Continue reading "Inaugural ASA Industry Forum a Success!"

  ATLANTA, GA — In September, the ASA will host its first-ever Industry Forum. The goal of the forum is to provide an opportunity for executives within the industry to come together to discuss and advance our common mission. Topics will include the Hearing Protection Act, NFA funding and modernization, suppressor exportation, and state legislative efforts. Attendees will put … Continue reading "ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum"