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'Gun dorms' attract 0 students at CU campuses
TheDenverChannel ^ | 11/25/2012 | staff reporter

Posted on 11/25/2012 1:02:27 PM PST by Daffynition

BOULDER, Colo. -

Colorado's new segregated "gun dorms" for students with valid concealed-carry permits have attracted zero students.

The Daily Camera newspaper reports that since the University of Colorado's Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses began segregating dorms for students with valid concealed-carry permits this year, not a single student has asked to live where guns are allowed.

On Aug. 16, CU announced it would establish residential areas for students over age 21 with a permit to hold a concealed handgun. In all other dormitories, guns are banned.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; cu; dorm; highereducation
And I thought the days of segregation were over.
1 posted on 11/25/2012 1:02:32 PM PST by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Wow, those other dorms are death traps


2 posted on 11/25/2012 1:04:16 PM PST by dila813
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To: Daffynition

Why would they want to be segregated?


3 posted on 11/25/2012 1:04:21 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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4 posted on 11/25/2012 1:04:52 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Daffynition

Political stunt with the results engineered in advance.


5 posted on 11/25/2012 1:05:33 PM PST by gaijin
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To: dila813

Not a brilliant thing to advertise, a dorm full of unarmed students (tho that’s pretty much that status in dorms across the country),


6 posted on 11/25/2012 1:05:54 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Daffynition

What? Are all the other dorms co-ed?


7 posted on 11/25/2012 1:06:41 PM PST by Average Al
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To: Daffynition

Probably several factors involved. These are the older students so a higher percentage probably have apartments off campus. CU probably picked the worst dorms and made them the most difficult to get into.


8 posted on 11/25/2012 1:08:51 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Daffynition

I’m certainly not going to advertise to anyone who may wish to know that I have a CCW, a firearm and where that firearm is.

Seems like an incredibly silly idea, also it makes it seem like the leprocy dorms or something...


9 posted on 11/25/2012 1:09:21 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Average Al

One of my alma maters just announced that all the campus frats and sororities must be co-ed. Heh.


10 posted on 11/25/2012 1:13:29 PM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: dila813; gaijin

Part of the elitist liberal’s plan.


11 posted on 11/25/2012 1:15:31 PM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: driftdiver

That’s exactly what I was thinking. Besides the frat boys, students don’t really like living in the dorms (at least I didn’t) and most move into on-or-off campus apartments in their second year and beyond. Plus, like someone else said, the school probably limited the space to the worst dorm rooms on campus.


12 posted on 11/25/2012 1:21:37 PM PST by nonamer
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To: Daffynition

Who lives in a dorm at age 21? I wouldn’t even live in base housing by the time I was 21.


13 posted on 11/25/2012 1:25:40 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Daffynition

Aren’t most frats and sororities off campus though?


14 posted on 11/25/2012 1:27:18 PM PST by Average Al
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To: Daffynition

I would have thought the 0 students would be afraid of guns and some of those idiots who actually believe that 0 really “has their back”.


15 posted on 11/25/2012 1:31:47 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Criminal defense lawyers won't have the Twinkie to kick around anymore.)
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To: Daffynition
Why don't they make them wear a Star of David on their clothing, too?
16 posted on 11/25/2012 1:42:16 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: Daffynition

I don’t really believe this. It is too much in one direction.


17 posted on 11/25/2012 1:45:24 PM PST by Jemian
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To: Daffynition

What a crock, very few kids 21 years old and over live in the dorms anyway. They all move off campus by sophomore year.


18 posted on 11/25/2012 1:53:56 PM PST by Pondo (The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.)
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To: Daffynition

Separate but equal.


19 posted on 11/25/2012 2:03:14 PM PST by glorgau
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; Daffynition

No kidding. Reminds me of when the Illinois Attorney General wanted to publish FOID owners....


20 posted on 11/25/2012 2:11:10 PM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Daffynition

First off, what 21 year old is still living in the dorms?


21 posted on 11/25/2012 2:13:56 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: gaijin
Political stunt with the results engineered in advance.

Exactly. CU Boulder? Really? First ask if any - ANY students that go there even have concealed carry permits. For those that don't know, the entire Boulder area is about as liberal as they come this side of the Rockies. Add on top of that an even more liberal typical college environment... That is not the kind of area/school that attracts students who are likely firearms enthusiasts, or take responsibility for their own selves, own defense. I'll bet you good money there aren't 50 concealed carry permit holders in the entire city of Boulder.

22 posted on 11/25/2012 2:17:11 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: driftdiver

And you MUST have a gun? Even if I didn’t, I’d sooner live in the “shooting gallery.”


23 posted on 11/25/2012 2:27:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Daffynition

Well liberals can stop belly aching about the freedom to be armed on campuses then.

Students are permitted the freedom to be armed and have chosen not to be armed right now. So, as usual, liberals were screeching hysterically about nothing.

Idiots!


24 posted on 11/25/2012 2:39:18 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Bryanw92
Who lives in a dorm at age 21? I wouldn’t even live in base housing by the time I was 21.

Most schools have different (worse)financial aid packages for those who live off-campus. I had a full-tuition scholarship for my senior year that would have been forfeited had I lived off-campus. Also, some schools have VERY strict rules requiring froshes to live in dorms, regardless of age, unless married. When some Orthodox Jews fought the rule, they lost, and got married rather than live in the dorms.
25 posted on 11/25/2012 2:41:16 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Daffynition
Guess what?

A human has to be 21 years old in order to own or posess a handgun.

How many university students still living in a dorm are that old?

This story is crap, designed to make people believe that "enlightened" college students don't want and don't want to be around handguns.

26 posted on 11/25/2012 2:43:31 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Daffynition
I thought the whole point of concealed carry is that nobody is supposed to know.

Including the damned leftist nazis.

27 posted on 11/25/2012 2:59:07 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Daffynition

CU was never gun friendly, all the gun owners had to find living places off campus, why would they drop where they’re living now to go back? CU drove them away, not a surprise now they won’t live in a CU dorm.


28 posted on 11/25/2012 3:01:01 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ThunderSleeps
firearms enthusiast ???


29 posted on 11/25/2012 3:06:18 PM PST by caveat emptor
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To: Caipirabob

Which fits the leftist agenda to a *T*....making the notion of concealed carry worthless. How convenient.


30 posted on 11/25/2012 3:11:43 PM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Daffynition

Story about the story
http://www.dailycamera.com/news/ci_22056373/no-students-move-following-cu-dorm-segregation-gun


31 posted on 11/25/2012 3:24:24 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: Daffynition

The whole point of concealed is so that people don’t know...


32 posted on 11/25/2012 3:26:19 PM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Thanksgiving!)
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To: driftdiver
These are the older students so a higher percentage probably have apartments off campus. CU probably picked the worst dorms and made them the most difficult to get into.

There's that and then what kind of dorky kid defines himself by his love of guns? The article is loaded with bias, of course, but the premise of providing gun-carrying dorms is questionable.

33 posted on 11/25/2012 3:32:07 PM PST by BfloGuy (Workers and consumers are, of course, identical.)
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To: Daffynition

I am not surprised. Very few permit holders are young enough to be in college and live in the dorm. Second, those who are old enough to have a permit would probably not live on campus.


34 posted on 11/25/2012 4:05:46 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
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To: Daffynition

Wow. It would be tempting to say you have a gun in order to get the place to yourself.


35 posted on 11/25/2012 4:15:29 PM PST by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: elkfersupper
A human has to be 21 years old in order to own or posess a handgun.

A human? How about a "US citizen after the implementation of GCA68"?
36 posted on 11/25/2012 4:33:12 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: Daffynition

What would a student in the dorm do with their personal weapon? Should the school expect the student to bring a gun safe for when the student goes to the shower or leaves the room without the gun?


37 posted on 12/17/2012 7:43:34 AM PST by exhaustguy
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To: exhaustguy
Those details would have to be ironed out when they get participants, I think.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 12:12:59 PM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Daffynition

If you are 21 to start the school year you are likely a Senior. Outside of RA’s, I knew very few Seniors who lived in the dorms.


39 posted on 12/17/2012 12:19:08 PM PST by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: ConservativeTeen

Of course, the school knew that....so it fits their agenda of being able to say” *Oh well, we offered it...and no one took advantage of it.*


40 posted on 12/17/2012 12:27:02 PM PST by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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