WTTA

Walk the Talk America

WTTA initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to making positive change in relationship to mental health, and firearm awareness. Through organizing a profound team of experts from different fields, and all walks of life, unbiased by politics, media, or personal prejudice – WTTA seeks to input opportunities to enhance communication, compassion, calls to action and education.

  • June 15, 2018 by Michael Sodini

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American Suppressor Association

Sept 8, 2011

  • September 8th,  2011 articles of incorporation were approved American Silencer Association (ASA)
    – now known as the American Suppressor Association.
  • 2011 Founded by Knox Williams
  • 2011 = 285,000 legally obtained suppressors in circulation
    = 39 states were legal to own
  • AAC, Gemtech, and SilencerCo each pledged $5,000 towards the development of a trade association
  • December 2013 – Knox Williams became Executive Director of ASA
  • 2015 – 2017 Michael Williams became full-time attorney 
  • September 2016 – Owen Miller became Director of Outreach
  • 2020 = 1,750,000 suppressors in circulation
    = Law-abiding citizens in 42 states can own suppressors
    = hunters in 40 states are now allowed to use suppressors

https://americansuppressorassociation.com/


Legalized suppressor ownership

  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • Vermont

Legalized the use of suppressors while hunting

  • July 1, 2014 – Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Florida
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Wyoming

GunsAmerica

started in 2010

  • GunsAmerica is an online platform that connects people with guns, the gun industry, new products, and gun dealers
  • a classifieds site, not an auction site

North Miami Beach, FL

13059488855

POMA

Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA)

2005 – The organization got its start when dozens of traditional outdoor communicators looking for a professional organization that served their specific needs met at the 2005 SHOT Show and via tele-conference with journalists attending the Safari Club International Show

mission statement

The Professional Outdoor Media Association, Inc. is a group of individual communicators and Corporate Partners who believe in, defend, support and promote the heritage of hunting, fishing, shooting, and traditional outdoor sports through writing, photography, and other means. By doing so, members hope to educate the general public about these sports and encourage more participation in them. The organization serves the membership by helping members grow professionally, improve their skills, better their working environments and enhance their business.

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POMA Office & Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1569
Johnstown, PA 15907
Phone 814-254-4719

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During the meeting, nine respected outdoor journalists were selected  to a committee

  • Jim Zumbo
  • J. Wayne Fears
  • Tom Gresham
  • John Phillips
  • Betty Lou Fegely
  • Jim Casada
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Tony Mandile
  • Laurie Lee Dovey.

POMA is dedicated to seeing the traditional outdoor sports story is told honestly and fairly so hunting, fishing, the shooting sports and trapping will endure.

NFATCA

The National Firearms Act Trade & Collectors Association (NFATCA) is the premiere organization that champions the interests of the entire NFA community.

  • November 30, 2002 founded

Founded by

  • John Brown
    Battlefield Sports Ltd.
  • John Tibbetts
    Johns Guns
  • Teresa Starnes
    DoubleStar Corp.
  • Dan Shea
    Long Mountain Outfitters
  • Bob Landies
    Ohio Ordnance
  • Mark Barnes & Associates – Attorneys at Law

NFATCA
20603 Big Wells Drive
Katy TX 77449-6269
281.492.8288

http://www.nfatca.org

Gunbroker

Feb 19, 1999
Atlanta, Georgia

  • Firearm Auctions
  • in the top 400 of all websites as rated by Quantcast
  • the Web’s largest hunting and sport shooting auction site
  •  averages more than 500,000 auction listings for firearms, parts and accessories at any given time
  •  four million unique monthly visitors
  • 2.5 million registered users
  • 2005 sponsor for various NASCAR teams
  • 2008 – 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck
  • 2014 iOS app
  • 2018 Gunbroker App removed from Apple Store