After a three-year push by your National Rifle Association, in conjunction with the American Suppressor Ass’n and the Iowa Firearms Coalition, Gov. Terry Branstad signed House File 2279 into law March 31. Effective immediately, this makes Iowa the 42nd state to legalize the private possession of suppressors and the 39th state to allow the use of suppressors for hunting. The American Suppressor Assn’s campaign of “No State Left Behind” will next begin the push to add California, Illinois, Massachusetts and New York to the list of suppressor-legal states.
Iowa Legalizes Suppressors
Now in their 20th year, the Golden Bullseye Awards are chosen annually to recognize the firearm industry’s best new offerings. Here is this year’s winners as selected by the editors of “The World’s Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority.”
Arms of all sorts were in high demand at the onset of the Great War, including a new type of close-quarters combat firearm: the repeating shotgun. Though several designs were explored, only a few made it into the trenches before the Armistice was signed.
Machined from cold-hammer-forged, stainless-steel blanks, the Apex Tactical Hellcat Threaded Barrel is a drop-in replacement for any Springfield Armory Hellcat.