ASA becomes American Suppressor Association.

Position:Industry News

The American Silencer Association (ASA) has changed its name to the American Suppressor Association. Company officials say the name change became necessary "to portray our industry in the most accurate light while advocating and educating the public on behalf of the suppressor industry."

ASA points out that for those whose only exposure to suppressors has been through Hollywood, the term "silencer" likely has a literal meaning.

"The core mission of the ASA is to educate the public on the merits of suppressors. To do so, we must first dispel the...

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