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
This is time sensitive! There are likely votes coming today so please take a moment to read this and take immediate action! As you know, for months now the Iowa Senate has been blocking Stand-Your-Ground (SF137) and Constitutional Carry (SF400) legislation from moving forward in the Senate Judiciary Committee. This despite tens of thousands of calls, emails, Facebook messages and more from gun owners across the state all demanding just
Moments ago, I finished a long phone call with our chief bill sponsor in the Iowa State Senate, Senator Rick Bertrand, about the current status of Stand-Your-Ground law here in Iowa. And I can tell you this, as a result of all your phone calls, Facebook messages, emails, and personal visits with your legislator at weekend forums – the anti-gun members of the Iowa Senate are in a complete tizzy.
If you’ve been involved in the fight for gun rights for more than about 5 minutes, you’ve experienced the frustration that comes when an anti-gun politician arrogantly sneers at you when you ask him/her why they voted against a pro-gun bill. Believe me, it’s happened to me many times in the Iowa Capitol in the early days of Iowa Gun Owners. You see, anti-gun legislators believe that they can