Individual Iowa Permit to Carry + Iowa & Illinois Gun Laws and Self Defense Class

I have been an NRA Instructor for nearly as long as I have been an attorney. Several years before becoming an NRA instructor, I created this website with the purpose of advancing gun rights and gun safety knowledge. Over the years I have given the Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons class to employees, friends, relatives, and others. Sometimes I’ve given one-on-one classes, and other times I’ve had groups up to a dozen people at once. As an attorney, I have represented … Continued

My Biographical and Demographical Information

I’ve noticed that some people tend to buy into the propaganda released by the anti-gun groups or those who just seem to not know any better, and believe that gun owners are uneducated and violence prone. This is plainly untrue, so I thought I would give some of my biographical and demographical information:

Contact the Author of this Site

My name is Eric Puryear, and in case you would like to know a little more about me, my biographical and demographical information is available here. If you have any questions (except requests for legal advice), concerns or, suggestions for this site, or you would like to have a polite and civil debate about firearms rights, I can be reached by email at