Senator Rick Bertrand

We Made a Mistake!

“My understanding is that the lack of that language in the House version is a mistake, and will be put right. I hope that is true.” So said WHO radio’s Simon Conway Monday during his drive time radio show, as more and more Iowans are seeing what Iowa Gun Owners has been saying for over a week now. You see, while Senator Rick Bertrand’s Stand-Your-Ground law (SF 262) contains 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

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

More Support for Stand-Your-Ground Legislation!

Things are moving fast in Des Moines! After your calls and emails yesterday, we’ve added four new cosponsors to Stand-Your-Ground law. As of this morning, the following Senators have cosponsored the bill: Senators’ Anderson, Behn, Breitbach, Brown, Chapman, Chelgren, Costello, Edler, Feenstra, Garrett, Greene, Guth, Johnson (Craig), Johnson (David), Kapucian, Kraayenbrink, Lofgren, Rozenboom, Schneider, Schultz, Sinclair, Smith, Zaun, and Zumbach! With Senator Rick Bertrand as lead sponsor of this bill,

Major Developments on Stand-Your-Ground Legislation!

I know that it’s Monday morning and everyone’s still buzzing at the biggest Super Bowl comeback of all time last night, but I need you to read this and take action! As we reported to you last week, Stand-Your-Ground law has been filed by Senator Rick Bertrand and is awaiting cosponsors. We’ve been asking you for some time now via email, Facebook live videos, and direct mail to contact your

The 2017 Legislative Session is Underway!

Moments ago, the gavel fell on the start of the 2017 legislative session. The time to fight for passage of Constitutional Carry and Stand-Your-Ground law begins now! Gun owners were one of the loudest, if not the loudest, issue groups to pound the pavement in support of pro-gun candidates last fall. Gun owners donated tons of money to pro-gun candidates, as well. And, of course, you were generous with Iowa