Ryan has now shelved the Hearing Protection Act, which was introduced into Congress on January 9; it is the legislation containing suppressor deregulation. The Act does not legalize suppressors–as they are already legal–rather, it removes the burdensome process for acquiring them and erases the federal tax that must be paid in order to receive permission to posses one.
The Chicago Tribune tweeted:
— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) October 3, 2017
After tweeting against suppressors, Hillary Clinton tweeted against the NRA, blaming the group for the Las Vegas attack. Ironically, the legislation that Ryan shelved is backed by the NRA.
According to the Tribune, Ryan said of the legislation “is not scheduled right now. I don’t know when it will be scheduled.”
Read more at Breitbart.