Stand Your Ground

Iowa: State Senate Trying to KILL Stand-Your-Ground!

Whether or not our Iowa General Assembly passes Stand-Your-Ground into law this legislative session could very well depend on what happens in the next five minutes. I hate to be this blunt. But I need responses from 100% of Iowa Gun Owners’ members and supporters to help me turn up the heat on two key Iowa State Senators IMMEDIATELY. As you’ll see below, I’ve prepared special petitions to Senate Majority

Iowa Gun Owners Calls Out Mike Gronstal!

Mike Gronstal. Almost every gun owner across the state of Iowa recognizes the name of Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal as being synonymous with blockading almost every pro-gun bill that has been introduced in the Iowa State Senate for almost a decade. Constitutional Carry? Gronstal killed it. The Firearms Freedom Act? Gronstal blocked it. Suppressor legislation? Gronstal says NO! Now, Mike Gronstal is doing everything he can to stop Stand-Your-Ground

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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.

Update on Stand-Your-Ground in Iowa!

Over the last couple of weeks, thanks to countless numbers of phone calls, emails, and Facebook messages to your legislators, the grassroots support of Stand-Your-Ground has exploded all across the state! Legislators are hearing from voters like you, all throughout their districts, about how you expect them to defend your right to defend yourself during the 2015 legislative session. Moments ago, I got off the phone with our allies at

Stand-Your-Ground: Help Us Build Momentum In The House!

The gun-grabbers are FURIOUS — and you’re the reason why! You see, the petitions, phone calls and emails from pro-Second Amendment patriots like you from all over Iowa are working. Just days after State Senator Rick Bertrand (R-Sioux City) introduced the Iowa Stand-Your-Ground Bill (H.F. 52/S.F. 137), 24 cosponsors signed on. That’s just two Senate votes shy of a Senate majority! With anti-gun Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal still calling

Immediate Attention Needed: Re. Stand-Your-Ground!

The pressure is mounting. Moments ago I left the Capitol after talking with our bill sponsors in both the House and Senate about the status of Stand-Your-Ground law. This bill (H.F.52) has been introduced into the Iowa House and will be introduced into the Iowa Senate later this week. And let me tell you, the media, anti-gun lobbyists, and gun owners across the state are buzzing about this important legislation.

Stand Up For Stand-Your-Ground Legislation in Iowa!

You hear a window shatter late one night. It’s the unmistakable sound of an intruder bursting in your home, seeking new goodies to steal — or new innocent victims to rape and murder. The good news is, you’re armed, you’re trained, and you’re ready to do whatever it takes to protect both yourself and your family . . . But the bad news is, under existing Iowa Law — regardless

Stand Up For Stand-Your-Ground Legislation in Iowa!

You hear a window shatter late one night. It’s the unmistakable sound of an intruder bursting in your home, seeking new goodies to steal — or new innocent victims to rape and murder. The good news is, you’re armed, you’re trained, and you’re ready to do whatever it takes to protect both yourself and your family . . . But the bad news is, under existing Iowa Law — regardless

Stand Your Ground

  Two years ago I was sitting in my office meeting Mr. Jay Lewis for the first time. Mr. Lewis had just been released from jail here in Polk County after having been wrongfully arrested and charged in a valid self-defense shooting. The jury saw through the prosecution’s case and in 90 minutes released this law abiding gun owner from jail, where he had languished for almost 4 months. However,