By Tom Knighton
Many gun owners are excited by the Hearing Protection Act bill. The anticipation of being able to spend a day at the range without hearing protection just sounds like a joy, especially if you don’t have to jump through NFA hoops in order to make it happens.
Now, the measure has been folded into another bill called Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement or SHARE Act.
The bipartisan measure, the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement or SHARE Act, blends popular initiatives to safeguard and expand hunting and fishing rights and practices across public land with one to drop suppressors from National Firearms Act regulation. South Carolina Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, the sponsor of the bill, has been working with Democrats within the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus to try and garner support from across the aisle.
“It concerns me enough that we’ve talked to them about it,” Duncan said. “At the end of the day, I hope they will embrace it.”
Going beyond the Hearing Protection Act, which would remove silencers and suppressors from NFA requirements that include a $200 tax stamp, the SHARE Act would mandate the more than 1.3 million already registered be deleted from the Bureau of Alcohol, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms