Skip to comments.Challenge to University of Wyoming Gun Ban Moves Forward
Posted on 07/08/2018 7:36:16 AM PDT by marktwain
A Wyoming Republican Party delegate is challenging a University of Wyoming ban on the carry of firearms in its facilities. The ban is enforced through trespass law. The circuit court has issued a stay on the criminal trespass proceedings, to allow the issue of the legality of the ban to be determined before the trespass case goes forward. From kpvi.com:
LARAMIE A criminal case in Albany County Circuit Court involving the University of Wyomings campus gun ban has received a stay, pending a separate civil action against UW seeking to challenge the legality of that ban.
During the Wyoming State Republican Party Convention in April hosted on the UW campus Uinta County delegate Lyle Williams received a trespassing citation for openly carrying a firearm without permission, which is prohibited by university policy.
Any person carrying a dangerous weapon in a University facility is required to relinquish the weapon to the UW Police Department voluntarily or upon request, the regulation states, adding the weapon will be returned to the person upon leaving the campus, unless its retained as part of an investigation. If a person carrying a dangerous weapon refuses to relinquish the weapon, the person shall be denied access to University facilities.
Wyoming is a Constitutional carry state. That means you do not need a permit to carry a pistol, either openly or concealed. Wyoming requires a permit if you are a non-resident, but such a requirement would almost certainly be struck down as un-constitutional if challenged.
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Well we need to play the long game. No 2nd A cases reach the SC until Kennedy’s replacement is sworn in. So move slow in the meantime.
So, a government institution such as this university is prohibited from posting the Ten Commandments on the grounds that it violates the 1st amendments establishment clause and yet that same institution is free to expressly violate the 2nd amendment.
Such is the tortured view of the Constitution that Progressives have twisted into place.
There is no chance at all that this case would reach SC before swearing in.
In fact, the court will not even convene until October 2018. So unless we have R defections, we are good.
I’m sure if violence brakes out on campus, all the administrators would throw their bodies in front of students to protect them. Oh wait a minute. They would actually be hiding in their safe spaces petting their puppies.
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