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A new poll shows large support among likely Iowa voters for the Freedom Amendment heading into the November general election.
The Freedom Amendment would add Second Amendment protections to Iowa’s state constitution. Only six states, which includes Iowa, Minnesota, Maryland, California, New York and New Jersey, do not have language in their respective state constitutions that protects the right of their citizens to keep and bear arms.
The Iowans for Tax Relief poll found 58.9% of likely Iowa voters plan to support the measure in November, compared to 41.1% who reported they were either still undecided or do not plan to support. The poll also showed broad nonpartisan support for the Freedom Amendment among both Democrats and Republicans.
“The right to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right that Iowans of all races, religions and identities, regardless of what party they subscribe to, support,” said IFC President Dave Funk. “While we are encouraged by these poll numbers, we believe support for the Freedom Amendment will only grow heading into Election Day as most Iowans believe they should have the same civil rights protections as those that live in places like Massachusetts, Oregon and Illinois.”
A copy of the report showing what the poll uncovered can be found here: ITR-Foundation-July-2022-poll-toplines.pdf (taxrelief.org)