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Pressure Mounting for Constitutional Carry!

“My inbox is being flooded with emails in favor of Constitutional Carry law, and every one of them is from MY district. I want to vote this out, but House leaders are holding it back.” This is what one House member told me yesterday morning, as I was lobbying in the Capitol for Constitutional Carry law. This lawmaker, not our bill sponsor, said that Constitutional Carry was very likely the

It’s Sweeping the Country!

Constitutional Carry law is sweeping the country! In Georgia, Constitutional Carry was the second bill filed this year and is the hottest issue in state politics! In Oklahoma, Constitutional Carry passed the House Public Safety Committee last Thursday with almost unanimous support and is going to be heard on the floor soon! In Ohio, Constitutional Carry is about to be filed and has a whopping 28 cosponsors! In South Dakota,

Congress to Take Up National Gun Registry Legislation Wednesday!

As we work around the clock trying to add Iowa to the growing list of Constitutional Carry states, we are also paying close attention to the war against gun owners going on in Washington, D.C. That’s why I’m writing you today, as it appears likely that Congress will be holding hearings THIS WEDNESDAY on H.R. 8! H.R. 8 is being sold to gun owners as an innocent ‘Universal Background Check

Red Flag Gun Seizure Legislation Filed in Iowa!

We have been worried about this since the legislature adjourned last fall, and now it’s here. ‘Red Flag Gun Seizure’ legislation has been filed here in Iowa — part of a massive group of gun control bills that were introduced recently in the Iowa House! As you likely remember, this is the bill that would allow your firearms to be confiscated by the government before you’ve been arrested, indicted, or

Over a Dozen Gun Control Bills Filed in Des Moines!

Just because the hyper-moderates in the Iowa House are refusing to fight for gun owners, doesn’t mean that the gun-grabbers in the House aren’t fighting for their base. Just a few days ago, a massive number of gun control bills were introduced in the Iowa House! And before you listen to a silly lawmaker who says ‘these won’t go anywhere,’ realize what’s going on here. While Iowa House leaders are

A Meaningless Gesture?

Things are heating up in Des Moines, and it’s only the second week of the 2019 session! Since our recent email that laid bare the facts behind why some lawmakers want to pass the Constitutional Amendment and kill Constitutional Carry legislation, many of you have contacted your lawmakers insisting they cosponsor this bill! To summarize our previous email, 44 states already have a Constitutional Amendment in effect, and not one

The Details on Constitutional Carry vs. the Constitutional Amendment

Thanks to your calls and emails, support for Constitutional Carry is growing at the Capitol in Des Moines. But we still have a lot of lawmakers who simply won’t commit, who took your votes and donations when they ran for office last fall, but now don’t want to fight for you. Many of you are hearing from lawmakers who say that they don’t want to fight for Constitutional Carry, because

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