John Lott: After Virginia Beach shooting, Dems seek ban on ‘silencers’ that don’t make guns silent

| June 7, 2019

John Lott: After Virginia Beach shooting, Dems seek ban on ‘silencers’ that don’t make guns silent

Despite what you might believe from watchin­g television shows or movies, suppressors (commonly known as “silencers”) do not make guns “silent” — unless you consider an ambulance siren or a jackhammer to be silent.
However, as soon as it was clear that the Virginia Beach killer used a noise suppressor on one of his guns last Friday when he killed 12 people, Democrats called for suppressors to be banned. Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam called for a special legislative session to pass a ban.

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