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Old 02-20-2018, 01:06 PM
Orwell Orwell is offline
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Originally Posted by Czarcasm View Post
What about earplugs, which I also mentioned?
Earplugs reduce all sounds. That means that a shooter cannot hear normal conversation, listen to instructions, listen for game, etc. Normal (non-electronic) ear muffs and earplugs are very inconvenient to use at a range, and impractical for hunting.

Although not a perfect analogy, should we all wear earplugs or muffs when driving our cars, instead of fitting the vehicles with mufflers to reduce the noise?

And as far as being a bill to cut taxes, you need to consider that the "tax" on suppressors is $200 per item, not the 6% sales tax most people think about.