Constitutional Carry

Constitutional Carry Passes Senate Panel!

Earlier today a Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee considered and approved Constitutional Carry legislation (S.F. 2106) for Iowa! Thank you to everyone who contacted members of the sub-committee and to those who showed up for the hearing earlier today. This is a fantastic step forward for this bill, which now goes to the full Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee needs to approve this bill by NEXT THURSDAY for it to remain alive

A Dozen State Senators Now Backing Constitutional Carry!

It’s been an extremely busy week in the fight for the Second Amendment in the State Capitol! As of right now, the following Senators have added their name to Senator Bertrand’s Constitutional Carry bill: Senator Brad Zaun Senator Jake Chapman Senator Jason Schultz Senator Randy Feenstra Senator Jerry Behn Senator Mark Segebart Senator Craig Johnson Senator Thomas Greene Senator Mark Chelgren Senator Dennis Guth Senator Roby Smith Please take a

Iowa's Constitutional Carry Bill / Fact Sheet

Constitutional Carry is on the move in the Iowa legislature. Below, you can see the bill for yourself, as well as our Fact Sheet that highlights what this bill would, and would not, do. Feel free to review this and then make sure you call your Senator at 515-281-3371 and urge him/her to cosponsor Constitutional Carry for Iowa! Download & Read the Bill Language HERE Here are the Facts You

We're Giving Away Six Glocks!

“Mike Gronstal loses his re-election!” This was the shot heard around the state last November as mobilized gun owners threw Gronstal out of office over his blockade of the pro-gun legislation. Of course, Mike Gronstal wasn’t the only legislator that Iowa Gun Owners worked so hard to expose with TV and radio ads, mail, slicks, social media efforts and more. In all, six of six Iowa Senate incumbents were bounced

Major Fight Coming Over Constitutional Carry!

Politicians listen to one thing — political pressure in their districts. Anyone who tells you otherwise, especially if it’s your local legislator, is naïve or trying to sell you something. We’ve seen this time and time again, most recently in our fight to advance Stand-Your-Ground law: grassroots pressure works! That’s why, during the summer and fall months before the 2018 legislative session, Iowa Gun Owners is working overtime trying to

I Hope You Can Attend This Training!

As we prepare for the 2018 legislative session, I know that the folks at Iowa Gun Owners are already hard at work preparing for an all-out push on Constitutional Carry legislation. Having been in the Senate for seven years now, I can tell you that I’ve never seen a grassroots organization with more effective members than Iowa Gun Owners. The results speak for themselves. Numerous gun control bills blocked. Their

You Are Invited!

As a member of Iowa Gun Owners, you’ve had a front row seat and played a direct role in defending and expanding our gun rights over the years. You know that when we passed Stand-Your-Ground law this year as part of the biggest gun rights bill in Iowa history — that didn’t happen because of the good graces of the legislature. Rather, it happened only after gun owners bulldozed the

The Next Step for Iowa

For years, former Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal said, “No!” For years, former Judiciary Chairman Steve Sodders said, “No!” For years, the liberal media here in Iowa smugly said, “No!” All of the ‘cool kids’ in Des Moines have been saying “No” to Constitutional Carry for a long time -– but now it is our turn! The members of Iowa Gun Owners sent a deafening message last year to gun-grabbers

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