Celsi Calls Second Amendment A ‘Privilege’

State Senator Claire Celsi tweeted that “gun-toting protestors totally abused their privilege.” Some took exception to the use of “privilege.”

Moving Iowa Forward

State Rep. Steven Holt highlights bills the Iowa House passed in week seven dealing with health care professionals, free speech, youth entrepreneurship, and the Second Amendment.

The Importance of Having a Conservative Majority

Matt Windschitl: The Iowa Legislature does not exist solely to pass legislation but also to prevent harmful legislation from becoming law.

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.

Guns Are The Great Equalizers

Kelvey Vander Hart: If we are to have a society where all are equal and treated politely and lawfully, that must start with the right to self-defense.

Gun Rights Don’t Trump Private Property Owners’ Rights

Walmart’s decision to request customers not open carry in their stores even where it is legal is an example of competing liberty interests.

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 Seeks to Infringe on Gun Owners’ Rights

Donald Bohlken: The Des Moines City Council’s proposed “high capacity” gun magazine bans is unconstitutional, illegal, and harmful.

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.

Protecting Our Communities

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): I support commonsense and responsible legislation to address gun violence while also protecting the Constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens.

Episode 56: Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis Discusses Trump’s Iran Policy

On The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses President Trump’s Iran policy with Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis (USA, Ret.) with Defense Priorities.

Iowa Constitutional Amendment Affirming 2nd Amendment Survives Funnel

HJR 13, 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, passed in the Iowa House Judiciary Committee.

Hey Kathie Obradovich, Good Guys (and Gals) With Guns Do Save Lives

Shane Vander Hart: Kathie Obradovich does not offer any solutions to gun violence just complaints, assumptions, and snark. Defensive gun use save lives.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 7-1-17 (Guest: Chris Jacobs)

On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Shane Vander Hart discussed the Senate reform bill with Chris Jacobs, and then discussed a big decision in the Supreme Court.