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Colo. Supreme Court Overturns Campus Weapons Ban

DENVER, Colo. — The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on March 5 that the University of Colorado (CU) cannot ban concealed-weapon permit holders from bringing guns onto campus.

Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, a gun-rights group, filed a lawsuit against the university in 2008, claiming that CU’s concealed weapon policy was violating state gun laws, the Daily Camera reports. During his arguments, James Manley, the attorney representing the group, cited a state law that prohibits local governments from limiting state concealed-weapon rights.

CU argued that the law applies to cities and counties, not CU’s campuses.

According to university officials, it will be at least two weeks before guns are allowed on CU’s campuses.

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