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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:48 am

House version now has 108 sponsors. That's a solid quarter of the house. Let's move!
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:11 am

Added 8 more to house version, including Bill Flores, TX-17. Stands at 116 cosponsors now.
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:37 am

H.R.367 picked up three more to notch 119 now. Michael McCaul, TX-10, also signed on yesterday.

S.59 is at 11 cosponsors now, picked up three yesterday.
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:38 am

HR367 now stands at 133 cosponsors. They've just been trickling in. I hope this gets heard in committee and on the floor before too terribly long....
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:17 am

S.59 now shows Ted Cruz as a cosponsor. The Senate bill now has 14 cosponsors!
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby parabelum » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:39 am

It has now been over two months since it has been referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation...

Is this one going to just fizzle away or will the distinguished so called leadership actually make a move?
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby bblhd672 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:13 am

parabelum wrote:It has now been over two months since it has been referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation...

Is this one going to just fizzle away or will the distinguished so called leadership actually make a move?


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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:05 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
parabelum wrote:It has now been over two months since it has been referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation...

Is this one going to just fizzle away or will the distinguished so called leadership actually make a move?


Expect nothing from Congress and you will not be disappointed.

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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby Ruark » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:08 am

parabelum wrote:It has now been over two months since it has been referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation...

Is this one going to just fizzle away or will the distinguished so called leadership actually make a move?


Or will a Washington equivalent of Joe Straus shoot it down?

I'm really looking forward to buying a suppressor at Academy for $39.95....
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:10 am

House is 148 sponsors now. Senate is at 16.
And something very exciting (hopefully not just smoke):
http://mailchi.mp/americansilencerassoc ... a58e531c1d

The House Committee on Natural Resources has scheduled a hearing for the morning of June 14, in which the Federal Lands Subcommittee will hear a discussion draft of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. The SHARE Act, which is being championed in a bipartisan manner by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chairs Representative Jeff Duncan (R-SC), and Representative Gene Green (D-TX), is a comprehensive package that covers a wide range of hunting, fishing, and outdoor related issues. Included in the legislation is Title XVII, a strengthened version of the Hearing Protection Act.


https://naturalresources.house.gov/uplo ... re_act.pdf

I wrote my reps again last night to reiterate support for this. Hopefully something happens before the end of next year with it!
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby Blindref757 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:23 pm

This may all collapse because of today's hysteria. Hopefully not...but today was a bad day for us.

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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby Jusme » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:40 am

Blindref757 wrote:This may all collapse because of today's hysteria. Hopefully not...but today was a bad day for us.



Not to be argumentative, but I disagree. With all of the statements from those there, many were very vocal, in reiterating the fact that "good guys" with guns stopped bad guy. Many also mentioned the fact that being disarmed, by statute, made them feel very helpless. I doubt that anyone could argue that removing suppressors from the prohibited firearms list, would have made any difference, not that the left will not still do so, but in my humble opinion, I believe the tragedy, will actually, be a positive thing for gun owners, and those who carry. There cannot be a better argument, for not only the hearing protection act, but also, national reciprocity. I don't expect it to "fly" through with no opposition, but, I think even the left wing liberals, now understand how vulnerable people are, when they are denied the right to defend themselves. This is just my opinion, and I have been proven wrong by elected officials in the past, so take it for what it's worth.
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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby flechero » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:59 am

Jusme wrote: I think even the left wing liberals, now understand how vulnerable people are,

They always have, and vulnerability is exactly what they need for a variety of positions they take.... their appeal is to people who are helpless in whatever situation fits the day.

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Re: Hearing Protection Act of 2017

Postby Lynyrd » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:23 am

flechero wrote:
Jusme wrote: I think even the left wing liberals, now understand how vulnerable people are,

They always have, and vulnerability is exactly what they need for a variety of positions they take.... their appeal is to people who are helpless in whatever situation fits the day.


I hate to believe it, but there may be some truth to that. People who chose to be helpless may very well be afraid of those who choose to not be a helpless victim. If everyone is helpless they may just "feel" better. I hope that is not true, but........
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