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.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

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.

News

January 23, 2020 | NPR · James Mitchell testified at a trial at Guantanamo that a man accused of helping finance the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was subjected to “excessive” abuse.
 

AP
January 23, 2020 | NPR · Impeachment trial rules say senators are not to talk. They can’t have their phones. And coffee is banned from the chamber. And so, some senators are grappling with something basic: staying awake.
 

Barcroft Media via Getty Images
January 23, 2020 | NPR · Experts say China’s move is unprecedented. Here’s why they’re opposed.
 

Arts & Life

AP
January 23, 2020 | NPR · She is the first of six women expected to testify at his trial that Weinstein raped or sexually assaulted them. “I said, ‘No, no,’ but there was not much I could do at that point,” Sciorra said.
 

STX Films
January 23, 2020 | NPR · Guy Ritchie returns to the genre he made his bones on, and the film’s “rigorous and largely circular” plot is fun; more fun than McConaughey’s undercooked performance, anyway.
 

Film Movement
January 23, 2020 | NPR · Writer-director Bertrand Bonello uses the tale of a Haitian zombie to explore intergenerational racial trauma in this quiet, moody film.
 

Music

Screenshot/YouTube
January 23, 2020 | NPR · Rosalía’s first single of 2020 favors acoustic guitar over trap-inflected pop production, reassuring that her artistry is still rooted in Catalonia.
 

WXPN
January 23, 2020 | WXPN-FM · Nothing about the music Samantha Fish makes suggests that she’s ever been shy. Hear a live performance in this session.
 

Mountain Stage
January 23, 2020 | WVPB · Irish quartet The Jeremiahs brings their urban Irish folk to Mountain Stage.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab