As a designer and manufacturer dedicated to creating products that will improve sound reduction levels, it’s no surprise that SilencerCo stands in strong support of the Hearing Protection Act. Introduced in January by Congressmen Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., and John Carter, R-Texas, and applauded by the NRA, the bill would remove suppressors from the scope of the National Firearms Act.
U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., introduced the Hearing Protection Act (H.R. 3799) on Thursday.
A recent news update at the NRA-ILA website is encouraging gun owners to contact their senators and representatives to urge them to support and cosponsor the Hearing Protection Act.
Editor Mark Chesnut explores the just-published paper by Doctors For Responsible Gun Ownership advocating for the Hearing Protection Act now under consideration in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., and U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, have introduced an important measure that gives gun owners and sportsmen the opportunity to better protect their hearing, a move that has drawn praise from the National Rifle Association.
The bills, which stalled in Congress last session, are back on the agenda.
SilencerCo CEO Josh Waldron talks about the benefits of deregulating suppressors.
A CDC study recently found that a staggering 40 million American adults—including one-fourth of people 20-69—have lost some hearing because of noise. Even more noteworthy, 53 percent of those with hearing loss claimed to have no occupational exposure to excessive noise—a number which likely includes many shooters and hunters.