Constitutional Carry

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

Gun Control in the Iowa Legislature!

Iowa State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad never learns, and neither do his anti-gun friends in Des Moines! Despite the absolutely crushing defeat that anti-gun legislators took at the polls last November, Rep. Samad is ‘doubling down’ on his attempts to pass gun control here in Iowa. I hope you’ll help me send a message to the gun-control crowd in Des Moines that gun owners didn’t fall asleep the day after the

Stand-Your-Ground Law is Ready for Co-Sponsors!

Since the day that Steve Sodders and Mike Gronstal were bounced out of the Iowa Senate, we’ve been focused on two issues: Stand-Your-Ground law and Constitutional Carry. Stopped just two votes short of passage in the anti-gun State Senate for the past two years, Stand-Your-Ground law died on the vine despite a massive grassroots push. That’s why I’m pleased to announce that Stand-Your-Ground law is redrafted and is now ready

Stand-Your-Ground Law is Heating Up!

With the Iowa General Assembly now in session, gun-grabbers are doing everything they can to derail ANY action on pro-gun bills. They know their backs are against the wall. They know — after the shellacking they took in the 2016 elections and the new majorities in Des Moines — they can no longer count on gun-grabbers like Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal to simply sweep pro-gun bills under the rug

What Is Constitutional Carry?

“I keep hearing about Constitutional Carry – exactly what is it, and how does it restore our Second Amendment Rights?” We get questions like that literally every day from folks, whether they just signed up for our emails, just bought their first firearm or whether they just followed us on our Facebook page. That’s why I thought I’d take a moment here to explain what Constitutional Carry is and why

Video Update from the Capitol!

It’s been a busy week in the Capitol as things really get underway. There are literally dozens of gun bills in draft mode right now, addressing numerous issues that need to be fixed in the Iowa code. Of course, at the top of our list are Stand-Your-Ground law and Constitutional Carry. Every gun owner who carries here in Iowa shares a similar sense of forebode when grabbing their handgun each

Where Should We Fight in 2017?

If you had told me a couple of weeks ago that the Iowa General Assembly would be just days into the 2017 session, and I’d be rushing to write you this emergency letter, I never would have believed it. By any measure, the victories Second Amendment supporters won here in Iowa on November 8 were shocking . . . Today, BOTH houses of the Iowa General Assembly boast pro-gun majorities