and wrote some truly stupid crap about suppressors and the Hearing Protection Act. And it was so bad that the ILOH took time out of writing more books to deal with it.
Two bits(if you need them) to whet your interest:
Now let’s break down Elizabeth Moon’s hyperbolic silliness, line by silly line.
So the House is once again trying to sneak through a bill that
deregulates silencers on personal weapons. Yes, they really want us all
That’s just stupid. If congress wanted us all dead it would
be easier to just put the democrats from Flint in charge of our water
they really want to make it easier for their right wing goons to shoot us and not be heard doing so.
That’s right. Congress wants roving bands of redneck ninja
death squads, silent but deadly, offing delicate Bambi-like progressives
who were just standing on the corner minding their own business.
It was that stupid line which caused me to write this blog
post. I like Moon’s books, but that line took the gold in the thousand
And the second, which involves a level of dumb that's just amazing:
And can keep people from knowing there’s someone going around
shooting people, so they’re easier to shoot, and nobody knows it’s
Sure, if you’re dealing with TV assassins using action movie physics. Those Redneck Ninja Death Squads are elite operators.
No witnesses, no investigations, no prosecutions.
“What do we have here, Sergeant?”
“Well, Detective, we’ve got a body with multiple gunshot
wounds, there’s shell casings over there, we’ve got eye witnesses,
security camera footage from the surrounding buildings, cell phone
footage from the bystanders, and a bunch of other pieces of forensic
evidence… But nobody actually HEARD the gunshots due to the whopping 28
decibels of reduction. So we’ve got no case.”
“Okay, cool. I’m just going to call it a day. Praise Trump.”
Seriously, because someone used a can No witnesses, no investigations, no prosecutions? That's just...Jeez.
Go read it all, and- assuming you don't already- you'll know more about suppressors than most of the screaming weenies put together.