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Illinois Law Enforcement Officials Mislead Public About Silencers

Illinois Law Enforcement Officials Mislead Public About Silencers

In a surprisingly balanced ABC 7 report about a bill proposing the legalization of silencers in Illinois, several Illinois law enforcement leaders show that they are either uninformed about the use of the noise-reducing devices, […]

But It’s Not “Silenced?” Suppressed Shotgun Is a Great Argument for Deregulating “Silencers.”

But It’s Not “Silenced?” Suppressed Shotgun Is a Great Argument for Deregulating “Silencers.”

One thing that Hollywood always gets wrong is the sound of a “silenced” firearm. They’ll take a centerfire rifle pistol, or shotgun, slap a “silencer” on the end of it, and when the actor pulls […]

Rifle Dynamics RD710, a "short-barred rifle" according to the National Firearms Act.

Petitions To White House Hope To Gut The Nation’s Oldest Major Gun Control Act

This petition to the White House seeks to remove suppressors from the National Firearms Act: Removal of suppressors as an NFA regulated item would eliminate the $200 tax stamp, eliminate legality and travel issues between […]

English white hunter and Best Quality gunmaker, Giles Whittome, takes aim with an original offset Maxim silencer mounted on a Walther semi-auto/bolt action .22. Image via Gun World.

“Why Are Folks Buying Silencers?”

In the comments of the amusingly-title CNN Money article “Gun silencer sales are booming,” commenter Len Kivi asks the obvious question that the journalist writing the article forgot to address. “Why are folks buying silencers?” […]

NICE CANS: Suppressor use “skyrocketing” in Ohio

NICE CANS: Suppressor use “skyrocketing” in Ohio

I’d love to link the original Dayton Daily News story, but they’ve hidden it behind a paywall, so this is as good as it gets: A newspaper is reporting that ownership of firearms silencers is […]