Stand Your Ground

Stand-Your-Ground Legislation Assigned to Senate Sub-Committee!

As you’ll remember, the Iowa House passed Stand-Your-Ground law last week by an overwhelming majority. Even better, thanks to your calls and emails, the all-important civil and criminal immunity language was finally put back into the bill! Having passed the House, the bill has now been assigned to the Senate Sub-Committee and they need to hear from you right away. More on that in a moment. Anti-gun organizations in the

Stand Your Ground Law Clears the Iowa House - At a Cost!

Yesterday afternoon the Iowa House passed Stand-Your-Ground law by a vote of 58-39! Even better, after your calls and emails into the House leadership team, they put both criminal and civil immunity language back into this bill via a floor amendment! Thank you so much for calling and emailing them — it made all the difference! This means that unless there is probable cause to believe that you violated Iowa’s

Gun Show(s) Video Update!

As we work around the clock in the Capitol trying to advance Stand-Your-Ground law, we’re also working hard to come to as many gun shows as we can. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you and other gun owners to make your voices heard! We need your help. Liberal media outlets from Council Bluffs to Cedar Rapids are working overtime to kill this legislation with

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

Standing Your Ground in Iowa!

As Lee County Deputy Dean Bardes lay flat on his back on the side of I-75 being pummeled to the point of near unconsciousness by Edward Strother, he begged an armed citizen who stopped to offer help to shoot the suspect. Seconds later, the vicious attack on Deputy Bardes was ended as Ashad Russell opened fire with his concealed pistol — striking Strother three times in the chest. Last week,

Multiple Gun Shows Happening Today in Iowa!

I just wanted to take a moment to remind you that Iowa Gun Owners will be at two gun shows today in opposite parts of the state. If you live in the NE part of Iowa, come out and see us at the gun show in Waterloo! We’re at the Cattle Congress building and we’re here until 5pm! If you’re in Western Iowa, we’ll be at the Sheldon Armory until

Major Developments on Stand-Your-Ground Law!

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re on the verge of making some major progress for the Second Amendment here in Iowa! This is going to be a lengthy email – there are a lot of things you need to know about. After hearing from legions of gun owners over the Stand-Your-Ground law issue, Senator Brad Zaun has informed Senator Bertrand that he’ll be advancing Stand-Your-Ground law in a

Sit Down and Be Quiet, the Adults Will Handle This!

“Sit down and be quiet, the adults will handle this,” –- that’s the message coming out of Senate Judiciary Chairman Brad Zaun right now here in Des Moines. With the legislature about to gavel in here for the week, I hope you’ll take a moment to contact Senator Zaun right away and urge him to support SF 262, Stand-Your-Ground law for Iowa! You see, there’s an old game in Des

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

Gun Show(s) This Weekend!

As the fight over Stand-Your-Ground law heats up, Iowa Gun Owners is attending as many gun shows as possible to get as many gun owners as possible involved! Gun shows are a great way for you to get involved in IGO and the fight to advance pro-gun legislation this year. It’s critical that our grassroots army continue to expand, as nothing as substantive as Stand-Your-Ground or Constitutional Carry ever passes