One of the biggest things plaguing the firearms industry and culture is misinformation. Our news, movies, tv shows, and video games are where the majority of people get their knowledge and understanding of firearms from.
When it comes down to suppressors/silencers there is a lot of misinformation about them from movies, tv, and video games. Our television and movies are filled with gun inaccuracies and myths that are completely inaccurate
The truth of the matter is that suppressors are not easy to acquire and are expensive to attain. It is a Federal regulated item and must go through a lengthy process through the ATF to be able acquire and legal purchase a suppressor. Below will be the steps to legal own a suppressor and infographic about suppressors from National Shooting Sports Foundation.