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Colorado court says students can carry guns on campus
Reuters ^ | March 5, 2012 | Keith Coffman

Posted on 03/05/2012 6:56:40 PM PST by DaveLoneRanger

The University of Colorado overstepped its authority when the school's board of regents imposed a ban on the carrying of concealed weapons at its four campuses, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

In overturning the policy, the court said that a concealed -carry law passed by the state legislature trumped the school's ban because it did not carve out an exception for the state's flagship university.

"We hold that the (concealed carry law's) comprehensive statewide purpose, broad language, and narrow exclusions show that the General Assembly intended to divest the Board of Regents of its authority to regulate concealed handgun possession on campus," the ruling said.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; campus; guns; scc
MAJOR victory for Students for Concealed Carry!
1 posted on 03/05/2012 6:56:52 PM PST by DaveLoneRanger
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Well done.


2 posted on 03/05/2012 6:59:35 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Great News! I needed this today.


3 posted on 03/05/2012 7:02:01 PM PST by matt04
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Are you listening in Tallahassee ???


4 posted on 03/05/2012 7:20:32 PM PST by George from New England
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To: George from New England

Listening...?


5 posted on 03/05/2012 9:05:50 PM PST by DaveLoneRanger (Decriminalize concealed carry on campus! Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus)
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To: Sidebar Moderator

Seems like this was pretty front-pagey to me...especially a victory coming from a group headed up by a once-and-former Freeper...


6 posted on 03/05/2012 9:07:17 PM PST by DaveLoneRanger (Decriminalize concealed carry on campus! Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus)
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