Thursday, January 21, 2010

Plan for gun ban at Colorado State unveiled

Colorado State University administrators released a draft weapons-control policy Wednesday that would ban all firearms from campus. And while CSU's Board of Governors is expected to enact the policy at its Feb. 23 meeting, student leaders say they won't give up their right to carry concealed weapons on the Fort Collins and Pueblo campuses without having another say in the issue. "Oh, there is no doubt we will respond to it," said Matt Strauch, spokesman for the student government at CSU-Fort Collins. CSU remains one of the few U.S. universities without a concealed-weapons prohibition. The issue has sharply divided campus communities since December, when student, faculty and administrative groups split over whether to ban concealed weapons. Faculty members voted for the ban. Student leaders at the campuses voted against here

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