FILE: Feb. 23, 2016: silencerco has CEO Joshua Waldron weigh a pistol with an integrated suppressor. West Valley City, Utah. (Reuters)
Congressional Republicans try to change them, Federal, gun regulations make the purchase a silencer, or suppressor, easier. But the critics do not agree with the argument that the proposed legislation is a security measure to hear of the injuries.
The Hearing Protection Act, introduced earlier this week in the GOP-controlled house and the Senate, if passed, would still check need a background, to buy a silencer, which expresses stunned or under, more than silence, the sound of a shot.
However, the buyer 200 fee would not have to pay $or you wait months after the filing of extensive paperwork with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives.
“I’ve been shooting since I was a child — it begins with the plinking with a .22 rifle and dove hunting with my father. My hearing has been damaged because of the gun noise,” South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan said on Monday, after the introduction of the bill in the house, with Texas Rep. John Carter, a member of the Republicans.
“I had access to a suppressor, it may have protected me as well as millions of other Americans from this type of hearing loss. This is a health Problem,” Duncan continued.
The National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm, supports the measures, namely, the oppressors are “harmless and very rarely used in crime” and the joint account would process at the end of the “cumbersome and lengthy application.”
A similar measure in 2015. But the Fans are optimistic, this time with Republican Donald Trump set Friday to officially become President.
They show the NRA with approved Trump and Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr, a hunter, recently the video for the Utah-based silencerco has appeared in a advertising.
“I believe in American manufacturing. I love your product,” Trump says in the video, in which he argues also that the European countries allow for the accessory. “It is a question of safety.”
The GOP lawmakers say that the bill aims to “cut through the red tape” of owning a suppressor, and, if passed, would remove the accessory from the frame of the National Firearms Act. They also say that it would replace the “outdated” Federal application process, with the “instant” National Instant Criminal Background Check.
The draft law calls for a refund of the $200 transfer “tax” for candidate, the suppressor is purchased after Oct. 22, 2015, the original date of introduction.
Critics point to the February 2013 situation in the fired Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner killed four people in a series of attacks in the course of 10 days, the law enforcement authorities. They argue that the deadly attacks had Dorner had stopped even with a silencer.
“There is no evidence of a public health Problem in connection with a hearing loss of shots,” Kristin brown, of the Brady campaign to prevent gun violence, told The Los Angeles Times. “There is evidence of a public health crisis of gun violence, and we think that is where the legislative efforts should be directed.”
The bill introduced in the Senate by Idaho sen Mike Crapo, and the co-sponsors, fellow GOP Sens. Rand Paul, of Kentucky, and Jerry Moran, Kansas.