A handgun with a silencer and two magazines are shown at a gun range in Atlanta. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year.
A handgun with a silencer and two magazines are shown at a gun range in Atlanta. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year. Lisa Marie Pane AP
A handgun with a silencer and two magazines are shown at a gun range in Atlanta. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year. Lisa Marie Pane AP

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