A reminder that @NRA lobbyists want to deregulate silencers to put money in their pockets and in the coffers of gun manufacturers. Silencers diminish gunshots by 20 to 35 decibels; Virginia Beach witnesses said they thought shots were a "nail gun" or outside the building.
The @NRA's attempts to deregulate silencers and further endanger Americans (including police and first-responders) stalled in Congress due to public outrage and widespread opposition from major law enforcement organizations. https://www.salon.com/2017/09/12/silent-but-deadly-gun-industry-eyes-a-sneaky-and-dangerous-new-revenue-stream/ …
TL;DR: @NRA leaders don't give a shit how many people die as long as executives like Wayne LaPierre can afford Italian suits and private jet travel.
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