REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2019 ASA INDUSTRY FORUM

ATLANTA, GA – Building upon the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Second Annual ASA Industry Forum provides an opportunity for executives and compliance personnel from across the industry to come together to advance our common mission for pro-suppressor advocacy. The Forum will begin with an informal reception on Tuesday evening at a location TBD … Continue reading “REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2019 ASA INDUSTRY FORUM”

VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Montpelier, VT – Last week, in a bipartisan effort, Rep. George Till (D-Chittenden) and Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden) introduced two bills that seek to legalize the use of suppressors while hunting in the state of Vermont: House Bill 56 and House Bill 80. Both pieces of legislation, which are backed by the American Suppressor Association (ASA), have been … Continue reading “VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED”

NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Albany, NY – On January 9th, Senator Robert Ortt (R, C, IP) reintroduced legislation that seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in the state of New York. Senate Bill 287, which is backed by the American Suppressor Association, has been referred to the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee. If enacted, S. 287 would bring New York in line with … Continue reading “NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION INTRODUCED”

ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum

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 those … Continue reading “ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum”

CALIFORNIA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR HEARING

SACRAMENTO, CA – On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, the California Senate Public Safety Committee will hear Senate Bill 1092, Sen. Joel Anderson’s (R-38) legislation which seeks to legalize the possession and use of suppressors while hunting in California. If enacted, law-abiding Californians will be able to purchase suppressors for use on long guns, but it will … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR HEARING”

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”

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

2016: A Year In Review

Dear Friends, As 2016 draws to an end, we would like to thank you for your support and steadfast commitment towards advancing pro-suppressor reform across the country. As an organization that serves the interests of you, our members, it has been our pleasure to lead the fight for suppressors on both the State and Federal … Continue reading

2016: A Year In Review