Who could be against this bill?
Carlos Jayne and his one-man Iowans For Gun SafetyBecause why would anyone need to defend themselves during an emergency?
IA. State Sheriffs' & Deputies' Assn.
League of Women Voters of IA
IA. League of Cities
IA. State Assn. of Counties
Bills to eliminate the purchase permit for pistols and revolvers, HF220 and a companion bill: SF264
The same group above doesn't approve of these either.
A bill to not require a permit to carry if one wants to have a firearm on their personage when they go out and about. HF291
Current law exempts permits only while on your property or place of business, and while hunting or target practice.
And the usual suspects are against it as well.
A bill to exempt firearms manufactured in the state that stay in the state, HF121 probably isn't going anywhere, but interesting.
And I really don't have to tell you who's against it, do I?
Iowa has its own "Stand Your Ground Bill" working its way through committees: HF573
I thought Life was a basic human right, but even the ACLU of Iowa is against that one.
There are a few other pieces of legislation at the state house and if we'll be keeping an eye on them for you.