Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Colorado College Students Safer Than Connecticut

Colorado court says students

 can carry guns on campus

DENVER (Reuters) - 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 thestate 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.

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