On December 7, the New York Times made two things clear: 1. Gun controllers are losing, as exemplified by Donald Trump's win;
Donald Trump Jr. Helping Lead Charge to Deregulate Gun Silencers Nationally
- The eldest son of President-elect Donald Trump is partnering with SilencerCo to help deregulate gun silencers nationally.
Although legal in 42 states, silencers are heavily regulated by the federal government and incur a hefty fees for those who purchase them. Both Trump Jr. and the Utah-based company agree that deregulating silencers is a public health issue.READ MORE: Democratic Governor Talks Of Addressing 'Gun Violence' In Wake Of Fort Lauderdale Shooting
For those unfamiliar with silencers and their purpose, they help reduce the impact of hearing loss and noise pollution while using firearms. They were first patented on March 30, 1909 by Hiram Percy Maxim of then-Maxim Silent Firearms Company. Silencers are also known as suppressors.
Given momentum from November, there's a renewed interest to pursue the decriminalization of silencers at the federal level.(Excerpt) Read more at: theresurgent.com ...
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- Gun sellers are reporting that business has slowed down as post-election fears of gun control wane and customers no longer feel the pinch..
- Donald Trump on Friday wondered aloud what would happen to Hillary Clinton should her Secret Service detail disarm.
- Donald Trump's gun policies are "not just way out there" but "dangerous" and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday.