Should Suppressors Be Used for Deer Hunting?

A battle is brewing about the possibility of another state wildlife agency allowing the use of suppressors, also known as silencers, for hunting. Proponents are urging the allowance of suppressors for big and small game hunting while some opponents claim the “silent” firearms would be a threat to society because the report of a...

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State Board Proposes Allowing Suppressors for Hunting

The move to allow suppressors, also inaccurately known as “silencers,” has been growing throughout the country in the last few years with fits and spurts. Some state wildlife agencies or legislatures, or both, have balked. Others have been at odds, one proposing and one pushing back. Perceptions about poachers running rampant with “silencers” on...