As a battleground state, all eyes have been on Colorado during this year’s presidential race. But the outcome of Tuesday’s election will dictate a lot more than who wins the Oval Office. It will also have a profound impact on local politics, including the possible reversal of a new court-ordered policy allowing guns on college campuses. KUNC‘s Kirk Siegler has more.

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One Response to Election Politics and Concealed-Carry Campus Rules

  1. CCW Girl says:

    Though I’m really pro concealed carry, I can understand professors not wanting their classes disrupted by someone afraid of someone else’s concealed carry weapon. So, make sure that students who carry understand what the rules are. Nobody should see your weapon. Period.

    When shootings occurred in other schools around the country, those weapons might have saved lives. In fact, where criminals or unbalanced people know there are ccws, they tend to pick a different target.

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