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Iowa HJR 13 - Constitutional Amendment

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Iowa HJR 13

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms


LEAP Forward Position: Oppose

Explanation: Pending

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The following amendment to the Constitution of 1 the State of Iowa is proposed: 2 Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended 3 by adding the following new section: 4 Right to keep and bear arms. Sec. 1A. The right of the 5 people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. The 6 sovereign state of Iowa affirms and recognizes this right to be 7 a fundamental individual right. Any and all restrictions of 8 this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. 9

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Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing proposed 10 amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred 11 to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general 12 election for members of the general assembly, and shall be 13 published as provided by law for three months previous to the 14 date of that election.