CU-Boulder Adviser Posts Sign On Door Asking Students To Leave Their Guns Outside

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An academic adviser at the University of Colorado has posted a sign outside his office asking that students don't bring guns inside -- a request that university officials say is legally allowable as long as he doesn't withhold services from those with concealed-carry permits.

About a year ago, when CU's long-standing gun ban was being challenged in court, economics adviser Ken Bonetti posted a sign that stated absolutely no guns, concealed or otherwise, were allowed inside his office. Since then, the campus gun ban has been struck down by the state Supreme Court.

Earlier this month, Bonetti softened the language after his sign was brought to the attention of CU's administration.

"We advised him the wording of the sign would be better if it were made as a friendly request," campus spokesman Bronson Hilliard said.

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