HB 1016 just passed the senate 47 – 0 with 2 excused. At this point it has to move across Christine’s desk. Normally I would be concerned, but with the overwhelming support from both the house and senate I’m not too concerned.
Supposedly according to the NRA’s facebook page there are those who disagree with the legalization of suppressors claiming they could only be used for nefarious purposes. That’s why absolutely no one showed up to EITHER public hearing to speak out against it here in Washington.
Suppressors are a safety device, if you disagree with suppressors, pull the muffler off your car or shut the hell up!
Update:It has been Signed.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.