Iowa House Passes Bill Preempting Municipal Firearm Restrictions

The Iowa House passed a bill, HF 2502, by a 52 to 44 party-line vote that preempts cities and counties from infringing on Iowans’ gun rights.

Cindy Axne Promotes Universal Background Checks and Assault Weapons Ban

During a town hall in West Des Moines, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, called for universal background checks and reinstating the assault weapons ban to address shootings.

Respecting Gun Rights: A Tale of Two States – Iowa and Virginia

State Senator Jason Schultz contrasts Virginia’s attempt to restrict gun rights to the Iowa Legislature’s work to respect and protect gun rights.

Virginia Pro-Second Amendment Rally Draws Thousands

Kelvey Vander Hart: The 22,000 who flocked to Richmond, Virginia in support of the Second Amendment set a remarkable example.

“I Want My Mother to Have the Scariest-Looking Assault Weapon She Can Find.”

Amy Swearer to members of the House Judiciary Committee: “When accuracy and stopping power matter, (AR-15s) are simply better.”

Will Conservatives Have to Start An Alternative Banking System?

Beto O’Rourke calls for banks and credit card companies to refuse service to assault weapons sales and gun and ammo manufacturers who make or sell them.

Media Pushes Narrative Instead of Waiting for Facts in West Texas Shooting

Media reported that the rifle used in the Odessa shooting was from a private sale, but law enforcement announced it was illegally manufactured and sold.

Hey America: There is NO GUN CRISIS

Phil Bair: Stop with the gun crisis hysteria already. You live in the safest place on earth, and that level of safety is near miraculous.

Des Moines City Council Tables Gun Control Measures

The Des Moines City Council unanimously agreed to table a measure that would restrict high-capacity magazines and trigger activators if passed.

The Battle for Fundamental Rights

Steven Holt: Floor debate on the fundamental rights of gun ownership and free speech exposed profound philosophical differences between Democrats and Republicans in the Iowa House.

The Second Amendment Is About Rights, Not Force

Kelvey Vander Hart: Regulation and mandates placed on Second Amendment rights are problematic no matter which side of the aisle they stem from.

Education, Reform & the Right of Free Speech

State Representative Steven Holt (R-Denison) gives a recap of week 4 from the Iowa House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Young Joins Bipartisan Effort to Curb Gun Violence

Together with a bipartisan group of colleagues, Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) introduced the Protecting our Communities and Rights Act of 2018.

Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Passes Iowa House

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.

Bruce Hunter’s Freudian Slip During Iowa House Debate

Shane Vander Hart: Before State Representative Bruce Hunter (D-Des Moines) hurls insults at Iowa House Republicans it would be wise for him to 1. remember what chamber he is in, and 2. remember what party he is in.

Binny’s Beverage Depot Protects Its Beer Better Than We Protect Our Kids

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.