The Iowa House passed HJR 2009, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, by a 54 to 42 vote.
U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced a bill on Tuesday they say will help improve school safety while preserving 2nd Amendment rights.
Another mass shooting. This time, in Florida. It doesn’t really matter where it happens, because the reaction is always the same.
Steve C. Sherman: We need to protect our kids as much as Binny’s Beverage Depot protects its booze! It is time to place armed guards in schools.
The second year of the 87th Iowa General Assembly begins Monday, January 8th. State Representative Steven Holt (R-Denison) highlights what he believes will be the main priorities this session.
Pat Nicklaus: Congress is banking on the popularity of HR 38 (National Reciprocity) and attaching a wildly unpopular, anti-gun bill to it behind your back.
Pat Nicklaus: There are 20,000 local, state and federal gun laws on the books. Even if we have 20,000 more, none of them will legislate the evil or crazy out of a person.
The Iowa House of Representatives passed “stand your ground” language and other pro-gun measures in an omnibus gun bill, HF 517, by a 58 to 39 vote.
A family & consumer sciences teacher at East Union Secondary School in Afton, Iowa, was recorded blasting Donald Trump during a middle school home ec class.
Kelvey Vander Hart: Fight for your right to carry on your campus, because, after all, in the event of a sexual assault, what good does a whistle do?
Shane Vander Hart: Gov. Terry Branstad assured us that the Iowa State Fairgrounds were safe and yet on the last night of the fair an 18-year-old is stabbed.
Donald Trump stuck his foot in his mouth again by suggesting “2nd Amendment people” could do something about Hillary Clinton appointing anti-gun judges.
Gov. Terry Branstad defended the Iowa State Fair Board’s gun carry ban during the Iowa State Fair on August 11-21 during his weekly press conference.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) defended the 2nd Amendment and introduced an amendment to strengthen the NICS background checks on the Senate floor.
David Shedlock: Contrary to a meme being promoted by gun control advocates President Ronald Reagan supported the 2nd Amendment and did not support gun bans.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) emphasized the need to address the growing threat of radical Islamic terrorism in the wake of the horrific Orlando shooting.