For second year, zero students populate CU-Boulder 'gun dorms'
- For the second year since they were introduced, the concealed-carry permit-friendly family housing units on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus had no takers.
- The dorms were introduced following a Colorado Supreme Court decision last year that struck down the university's gun ban, though the majority of students living in the school's dorms are under 21—the state's legal age for permit holders.
- University spokesman Bronson Hilliard says that, in the future, the school will refrain from revealing to the media if it has any requests for the units in order to protect students' privacy.
From the article:
... While guns are banned in CU's dorms, there are a dozen university-owned, standalone family housing cottages that CU will allow for students with concealed weapons permits to keep guns in their residences. CU has also said it has a limited number of units in the Athens North family housing unit.
CU reserves the units for those with permits, but fills them if they see no demand.
Students, should they ever reserve the units, must sign contracts stating that they will lock their guns in safes when they leave their cottages or apartments. ...
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