Constitutional Carry

Stand-Your-Ground Takes Effect Here in Iowa!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I wanted to be one of the first to congratulate you on making Stand-Your-Ground law a reality here in Iowa! Stand-Your-Ground law (House File 517) officially takes effect today! None of this would have happened without your nonstop work! All of your calls, all of your emails, and all of your financial contributions combined to make this issue one of the hottest in

Constitutional Carry on the Move!

Texas legislators want to call a special session to pass it. North Carolina voted it through the House yesterday. The Wisconsin State Senate had their first public hearing on it just last week. And gun owners in Michigan are making us look bad by passing it through committee and sending it to the House for a full vote soon. “It” is Constitutional Carry, and this legislation is on the move

The Next Step in the Fight for the Second Amendment!

After Iowa Gun Owners’ members and supporters’ stunning victory during the last legislative session — passing Stand-Your-Ground — I’m counting on your help to ensure we keep up our momentum! So won’t you please sign and submit your petition to the Iowa General Assembly, calling on them to pass Constitutional Carry in 2018? More on that below. As you’ll see, this petition simply urges your legislators to cosponsor the Iowa

They Want to Crush Your Gun Rights and They Want Your Money!

Like most of you, I came home from work Tuesday evening and started skimming over the mail that my kids had placed on our kitchen table earlier in the day. Thankfully, my wife had already grabbed the bills so I didn’t have to deal with that –- but one letter caught my eye in particular. It was a fundraising letter sent to me by my Sheriff, on behalf of the

Stand Your Ground Law Clears the Iowa House - At a Cost!

Yesterday afternoon the Iowa House passed Stand-Your-Ground law by a vote of 58-39! Even better, after your calls and emails into the House leadership team, they put both criminal and civil immunity language back into this bill via a floor amendment! Thank you so much for calling and emailing them — it made all the difference! This means that unless there is probable cause to believe that you violated Iowa’s

Major Developments on Stand-Your-Ground Law!

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re on the verge of making some major progress for the Second Amendment here in Iowa! This is going to be a lengthy email – there are a lot of things you need to know about. After hearing from legions of gun owners over the Stand-Your-Ground law issue, Senator Brad Zaun has informed Senator Bertrand that he’ll be advancing Stand-Your-Ground law in a

Constitutional Carry Ready for Cosponsors in the Senate!

With Stand-Your-Ground having been filed and sent into the committee process, we have some time to push for cosponsors to our Constitutional Carry legislation! And there’s never been a better time to make this push. In 2009, Iowa Gun Owners was founded out of the frustration of hundreds of thousands of gun owners who were being denied the right to carry by their anti-gun sheriffs. Our major legislative push was

Gun Show(s) This Weekend!

As the fight over Stand-Your-Ground law heats up, Iowa Gun Owners is attending as many gun shows as possible to get as many gun owners as possible involved! Gun shows are a great way for you to get involved in IGO and the fight to advance pro-gun legislation this year. It’s critical that our grassroots army continue to expand, as nothing as substantive as Stand-Your-Ground or Constitutional Carry ever passes

Dangerous Trend in Des Moines!

Due to a scheduling conflict last week, Stand-Your-Ground legislation wasn’t filed last Thursday, but will be filed today instead. That means you have one last chance to contact the members below who have not yet cosponsored this legislation but have promised to do so or have done so in the past. It’s critical that you do. Gun owners fought tooth and nail to secure a pro-gun majority in the Iowa

The Stand-Your-Ground Fight is Heating Up!

EVERYONE in the Capitol is talking about the 23 State Senators who have gone on record by cosponsoring Stand-Your-Ground law — and about the ones who have not. Of course, gun owners statewide know that it was the Stand-Your-Ground and Constitutional Carry battles of the last few years that cost anti-gunners control of the Senate in the first place. Gun owners, from all over the state, sent a resounding message