NRA Pushes To Make Gun Silencers Legal

Gun rights groups are getting behind Republican legislation that would ease restrictions for firearm owners looking to buy silencers.

The Hill writes that the “Hearing Protection Act” was introduced this week by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) to provide hunters with easier access to gun silencers.

“Suppressors significantly reduce the chance of hearing loss for anyone who enjoys the shooting sports,” Chris Cox, executive director of National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm, said in a statement, according to The Hill.

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