NFA Division Affected by Government Shutdown

  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

  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”

November Membership Drive & Raffle

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”

ATF eForm 1 Back Online

    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”

ATF Publishes Video Tutorials Showing How To Complete Form 1 and Form 4

  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”

Inaugural ASA Industry Forum a Success!

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!”

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 … Continue reading “ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum”

HEARING PROTECTION ACT LANGUAGE INCORPORATED INTO COMPREHENSIVE SPORTSMENS PACKAGE

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”

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”

ASA TO AUCTION FIVE CUSTOM SUPPRESSED GLOCK 21 PACKAGES

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”