State Legislation

Video Update on ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ Legislation -- TAKE ACTION!

Michael Bloomberg is probably smiling from ear to ear right now in NYC, as he plots the eradication of Second Amendment freedom in Iowa. That’s because the support for ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation continues to grow — being sold as a ‘common sense compromise’ amongst lawmakers when they reconvene in Des Moines. It’s already passed in ‘red states’ like Florida and Indiana, and with Republican Speaker Pro-Tem Matt Windshitl

Terry Branstad Did It...

As you know, Iowa Gun Owners has been working to get both Fred Hubbell and Kim Reynolds to sign our short, 8 question, gun rights candidate survey for several weeks. So far, neither candidate will go on the record and pledge to fight for gun owners and to oppose all forms of gun control. As a reminder, you can view the survey for yourself here. As gun owners, we should

Don't Let Bloomberg's Cronies Shut Iowa Gun Owners Down!

Any day now, I expect a loud knock at my door. A slick anti-gun government lawyer — armed with trumped-up legal complaints from Michael Bloomberg-backed gun control organizations and their pals in the General Assembly — will be grinning from ear-to-ear as he tells me, “SEE YOU IN COURT!” When I first started Iowa Gun Owners I thought things like this didn’t happen in America. But today, with the critical

Will She Pledge to Fight for Gun Owners?

Will Kim Reynolds sign the Iowa Gun Owners gubernatorial survey? That’s the question that I have been asked almost 100 times since we announced that we sent both Kim Reynolds and Fred Hubbell their surveys just over a week ago. The purpose of the survey is very simple — we want to know what both of these candidates would do as our next Governor when it comes to our gun

'Red Flags Gun Seizure’ Legislation Signed Into Law!

Late last month, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a sweeping gun control bill into law in nearby Illinois. The legislation, referred to as ‘Red Flag Gun Seizures’ allows the government to come into your home and seize your firearms before you’ve even been arrested — much less convicted — of anything! Perhaps even worse, the court hearings where these decisions are made are usually done ex-parte style, meaning you wouldn’t

Urge Iowa's Gubernatorial Candidates To Fill Out the Iowa Gun Owners Candidate Questionnaire

“Which gubernatorial candidate will stand up and fight for gun owners next session in Des Moines?” I have been asked that question hundreds of times since the June primaries have come and gone. On the one hand, Fred Hubbell claims to be a supporter of the Second Amendment, using some of the same talking points that moderate Democrats across that country use at election time. That said, in his primary,

Video Update on SIG P229 Giveaway!

By now you’ve likely heard about the SIG P229 giveaway that Iowa Gun Owners is conducting. But just in case you have missed out on this, we have produced this video update for you explaining what’s at stake here in Iowa. You can watch that right here! Simply put, it’s decision time for gun owners in Iowa. Are we going to sit back and hope for the best, trusting that

What's at Stake in Iowa...

By now you’ve likely heard about the special deal we are running for the month of July. In celebration of the 4th of July — and the freedoms that we enjoy as Americans — Iowa Gun Owners has put together a special offer for all new or renewed memberships during the month of July! More about that in a moment. First, I wanted to take a moment to let you

Stand With Us and Pick Up Free Second Amendment Gear!

“I NEED one of those shirts, my friend just got one in the mail yesterday and said it’s the most comfortable shirt he’s ever had. Send me one!” So said IGO’s newest member when he called our office yesterday looking to pick up his FREE IGO T-Shirt and decal. In case you forgot, in celebration of Independence Day and our freedoms as American citizens, for the entire month of July

Gun Control on Steroids!

‘Gun owners in Iowa need to sit up and realize that it’s not the Fall of 2016 anymore, and they have lost the momentum in the fight for the Second Amendment.’ This is what a long-time political consultant in Iowa told me in a meeting late this week, after watching clips from the recent democratic gubernatorial primary. And honestly, he’s mostly right. You see, in the fall of 2016, Iowa