Skip to comments.(Separate But Equal) Colorado U to Segregate Dorms for Students with Concealed-Carry Gun Permits
Posted on 08/17/2012 9:27:53 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
University of Colorado to segregate dorms for students with concealed-carry gun permits
Two University of Colorado campuses will soon feature dorms that allow students over 21 with gun permits to live. Currently, firearms are banned in all on-campus housing facilities.
The University of Colorado said it is going to begin segregating students with valid gun permits when assigning on-campus housing.
Two CU campuses - the main campus in Boulder and another in Colorado Springs - will establish a designated residential area for students over the age of 21 with gun permits, school officials told the Denver Post.
In any other housing facility, guns will be banned.
"The main dorms on the main campus will not allow any concealed-carry weapons," CU-Boulder spokesman Bronson Hilliard said.
School officials said they began considering the policy in March, shortly after Colorados Supreme Court ruled that CU cant ban permit holders from bringing guns to campus.
The new dorm ban, announced Thursday, will be met with legal challenges.
"We're going to look into it further, but it's not surprising that the campuses are trying to circumvent the Colorado Supreme Court ruling," Kurt Mueller, an official with the pro-gun group Students for Concealed Carry, told the Post.
Less than 1% of CUs student-body population is believed to have concealed-carry permits.
One such permit holder, a graduate student at CU-Denver, catapulted into notoriety last month after allegedly carrying out a midnight massacre at a crowded suburban Denver theater. There has been no indication that accused Aurora shooter James Holmes brought guns to campus.
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Well, if any deranged freak wants to open a can of mass murder whoop-ass at Colorado State, they’ll know which dorms to go to.
A new definition of “Safe House”.
I bet the CCW dorms will be the safest place on campus........and be full............
Hell, if I were still in college and too poor to afford a firearm, I’d get a CCW permit anyway just to live in these dorms.
That article just claimed that Holmes had a Colorado CCW. I have seen this nowhere else in the media, and am reasonably sure had it been the case every anti-gun politico and pundit would have been screaming it from the rooftops.
A google search turns up no confirmation of this claim.
I’m arguing with a few dolts about this on the local news site:
James Holmes did not have a CCW.
“(Separate But Equal) “
I have a dream that one day, up in Colorado, with its fear stricken liberals, with unarmed citizens shot down in a movie theater, It’s liberal politician’s lips dripping with the words of gun control; one day right there in Colorado, gun fearing students and students with CCW permits will be able to share living arrangements together instead of being segregated by fear.
Target rich environment vs. instant death..
I wonder which one the shooters will choose????
I expected this in Boulder but not Colorado Springs. I guess there are idiots everywhere.
At last! Conservative kids will have their own dorms!
I know which one I’D be sleeping in...
My first thought as well. I think this is just another slander against CCW holders. Looking to see if anyone else has confirmation.
I think it is a violation of privacy of the CCW holders. The professors can look up which dowm you live at, and know you are one of those “right wing gun nuts”.
Answer to interview question regarding carry permits: None of your business.
Poorly constructed sentence. What, did they not allow these students to "live" before? Lemme guess -- firing squad.
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