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The Fight for Gun Rights is On in Des Moines!

Moments ago, the gavel fell on the start of the 2019 legislative session in Des Moines! Iowa Gun Owners staff was on hand, as we know this session will have major ramifications on our gun rights in the years ahead. And while we’ve only just begun this session, insiders report that it may be a very short session — meaning we have to act fast! That’s why IGO has prepared

Gun Rights Battle Starts Tomorrow in Des Moines!

It all starts tomorrow! The 2019 legislative session starts tomorrow, and with it, our fight to defend and expand the Second Amendment will go into overdrive. And while we’re going to be focusing heavily on passing Constitutional Carry law, it’s imperative that we stop ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation, too. That’s why I hope you’ll take a moment to sign the petition that we’ve prepared for you below. More on

Announcing Constitutional Carry Sponsor in the Iowa House!

With the 2019 legislative session starting on Monday, Iowa Gun Owners is pleased to announce that in addition to Senator Brad Zaun being our lead sponsor in the Senate, we have secured a strong bill sponsor in the House, too. Representative-Elect Jeff Shipley (R-Jefferson Co) has been a long-time proponent of the Second Amendment and, having recently won his election to the Iowa House, happily agreed to sponsor this critical

Red Flag Gun Seizure Legislation Introduced!

Moments after the U.S. Senate gaveled in Thursday, Florida Republican Senator Little Marco Rubio introduced Senate Bill 7 — ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation. This is the fight I’ve warned about for months, and now it’s finally here. In a nutshell, ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation would allow for government confiscation of your firearms before you’ve been indicted, charged, or convicted — of anything! It destroys the concept of ‘innocent

Help us Stop Nancy Pelosi’s War Against Gun Owners!

It’s game time for gun owners! Nancy Pelosi’s war against gun owners is officially underway, as the 116th United States Congress kicked off about an hour ago in Washington D.C. And let me tell you, Pelosi has vowed to make passage of radical gun control a major priority in this session of Congress! So while we focus the majority of our efforts on passing Constitutional Carry (as well as blocking

Merry Christmas from Iowa Gun Owners!

On behalf of the board of directors, I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! We mention family often in our emails and direct mail updates to our members and supporters because, after all, that’s the whole point of Iowa Gun Owners -– preserving and defending the Second Amendment for the next generation! Our forefathers fought and died to make sure that we would have the

NRA Exposed: Their Deadly Support for Red Flag Gun Seizure Laws

I take no great pleasure in writing this email. But it’s an email I have to write, to prepare you for the coming onslaught of ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation not only here in Iowa — but across the country. ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation would empower left-wing judges to order your firearms confiscated without due process. No charges, no day in court, no conviction of anything whatsoever — just

Senator Brad Zaun Sponsoring Constitutional Carry!

When the fight over Constitutional Carry first started here in Iowa, only two states had similar legislation already on the books. The two states, Alaska and Vermont, were chalked up as flukes and rural areas by anti-gun legislators who laughed at gun owners and tried to downplay this legislation in Iowa. Then Wyoming, Arizona and Arkansas followed suit. In 2015, Kansas and Maine became Constitutional Carry states. In 2016, Idaho,

Church Leaders Demanding Red Flag Gun Control in Iowa!

Repeal our cherished Stand-Your-Ground law. Set up a statewide registry of every gun owner in Iowa. And, most importantly, pass ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure Order’ legislation in 2019. That was the gist of the statement issued by leaders of the Catholic Church here in Iowa this week, with bishops from Sioux City to Dubuque adding their name in support. Make no mistake, for lawmakers who are on the fence about

Red Flag Gun Seizures!

The 2019 legislative session will be here before you know it, and you and I have to be ready to FIGHT to stop ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure Orders’ from becoming law in Iowa. Lawmakers in state after state have been pre-filing this legislation in their efforts to ram this legislation into law before grassroots gun owners like you and I can fight back! In Missouri, for example, Senator Jill Schupp