Iowa

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

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

3-Gun Self-Defense Winner Is...

Willard G. from West Point, is the winner of our 3-Gun Self-Defense Combo giveaway! As you’ll remember, to celebrate the recent passage of Stand–Your–Ground law, Iowa Gun Owners conducted one of the largest gun giveaways in our organization’s history! A Daniel Defense M4, a Glock 19, a Remington Tactical shotgun along with holsters and ammo, and more — this giveaway had it all. Thank you to everybody who signed up

Celebrate Stand-Your-Ground With a FREE 3-Gun Combo!

With the dust settling on the 2017 legislative session and Stand-Your-Ground law about to be the law of the land in Iowa, it’s time to celebrate! No longer can an anti-gun prosecutor, like Polk County’s John Sarcone, put you in prison for defending yourself because you didn’t retreat an arbitrary number of steps first! And no longer can a violent thug (or his estate) bankrupt you in civil court after

2017 Gun Rights Legislative Wrap Up - Part 2

(This is the second part in our 2017 legislative wrap-up series. If you missed the first part, you can find that here.) Part Two: Stand-Your-Ground Law Heats Up! Once the 2017 legislative session gaveled in, Iowa Gun Owners worked with long-time Stand-Your-Ground bill sponsor, Senator Rick Bertrand, to file this legislation. And then we turned to you, our grassroots supporters, and asked you to contact the Senate and urge them

2017 Gun Rights Legislative Wrap Up - Part 1

As the dust settles on the close of the 2017 legislative session, it’s a great time to look back and see what was accomplished in our fight to defend the Second Amendment here in Iowa. Obviously, we completed a six-year battle to pass Stand-Your-Ground law and a whole lot more — but that didn’t just happen on its own! In this three part series, we’re going to review the 2017

Stand-Your-Ground Legislation Signed Into Law!

Earlier this morning, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed Stand-Your-Ground legislation (HF 517) into law! Portions of this bill take effect immediately, like your ability to teach your children to shoot a handgun and the confidentiality of your permit. Most will take effect on July 1. All of it has happened because of you, and I can’t thank you enough for everything you’ve done to help us cross over the finish

For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release Contact: Aaron DorrContact: (515) 309-7858Email: [email protected] April 13, 2017 Stand-Your-Ground Legislation Signed Into Law, Concluding a Multi-Year Effort! “Stand-Your-Ground law is a simple concept, but one that was vigorously opposed by anti-gun legislators for years. Gun owners made their voices heard by removing over half a dozen State Senators who had opposed this bill, since 2014. This is their victory.” -– Aaron Dorr, Executive Director, Iowa Gun

Senate Floor Vote Expected on Stand-Your-Ground TOMORROW!

This is it! After years of battling with an anti-gun State Senate led by the notorious Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal — the fight for Stand-Your-Ground law will hit the Senate floor tomorrow according to multiple sources! While we won’t know for certain for a few more hours, I need you to take immediate action! With your help, we’ve been firing on all cylinders this session, hammering away on the

Statewide Media Campaign Launched to Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law!

As you know, Iowa Gun Owners relies on grassroots pressure to advance or defeat legislation in the Capitol and to hold legislators accountable at election time. With your help, 35 anti-gun incumbents have been booted from office by mobilized gun owners over the past few election cycles. That’s why we’re on the verge of passing the largest gun bill that Iowa has ever seen! But we can’t let up on