iowa senate

Why is Senator Brad Zaun Opposing Stand-Your-Ground Law for Iowans?

There must be something in the Senate Judiciary Chairman’s gavel. From 2009 – 2010, former Judiciary Chairman Keith Kreiman refused to advance Stand-Your-Ground law. So Iowa Gun Owners did what we do best and exposed him in his district at election time — and gun owners threw Kreiman out of office as a result! For the next few years, it was Senator Steve Sodders. Sodders infamously blocked Stand-Your-Ground as the

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

Iowa: Just Two Weeks Left!

I know that we’ve been putting alerts in your inbox around the clock over the last couple of weeks, as we enter the final 2 week phase of the 2016 election season. Our programs to expose anti-gun legislators in targeted races all over the state are running at close to full tilt. Every weekend for the last month, I’ve been privileged to leads teams of IGO volunteers as we go

Iowa: Stand Your Ground Blocked by Senate Leadership!

It all comes down to control of the Iowa Senate. Yesterday, your right to bear arms suffered a blow because the radical anti-gunners who control the Senate, Majority leader Mike Gronstal and President Pro-Tem Steve Sodders, are terrified of allowing a vote on Stand-Your-Ground legislation. It’s simple. They have members of their caucus who would support this legislation and many who would not. Some of those who would vote no

Gun Vote Likely Coming Today in Iowa Senate!

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