Colorado Supreme Court Ruling: Guns Allowed On U Of Colorado Campuses

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court today ruled that University of Colorado students and employees with concealed carry permits are able to carry their weapons on campus.

Colorado's highest court sided with Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, a gun-rights group that sued CU and argued that a 1994 university policy banning concealed weapons from its campuses violates state gun laws.

"It's a great victory for gun rights, and civil rights in general," said James Manley, the attorney with Mountain States Legal Foundation who represented the gun-rights group. "CU will now have to fall in line and follow the state law."

In his arguments, Manley pointed to the Concealed Carry Act of 2003, a state law that prohibits local

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