Will 2018 be the Year for Permitless Carry in Iowa?
Urge your state senator to support and cosponsor Constitutional Carry!
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You Don’t Need Government Permission to Bear Arms
Iowa state Senator Rick Bertrand has introduced legislation to turn Iowa into the 15th Constitutional Carry state.
Constitutional Carry is an important step toward the principle that no American should be required to seek the government's permission to exercise his Second Amendment right to protect himself, his family, his friends, our country, and our Constitution.
Make no mistake about it: The fourteen Constitutional Carry states represent most of the safest states in the country -- including Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho.
But if you look at the cities which are the most restrictive in "allowing" citizens to carry -- like Chicago and Baltimore -- they are some of the most crime ridden places in the nation.
But in Arizona and Alaska, two of the earliest Constitutional Carry states, violent crime dropped 30 percent following the adoption of their Constitutional Carry laws.
Perhaps this is the reason why police favor expanded carry by a ratio of nine to one, according to a PoliceOne.com poll.
Our friends at Iowa Gun Owners are doing great work in Des Moines, but all Hawkeye gun owners need to rally for permitless carry.
Director of Communications
Gun Owners of America
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