Reader: After the flood, I open-carried a gun -- and I'm glad I did

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We're still collecting reactions to a post about alleged post-flood looting on the CU-Boulder campus; Troy Sennet, seen here, was one of two people arrested.

Among the recent comments is one from a local who decided he felt safer when strapped.

xyzabc writes:

When my girlfriend's parents were evacuated because of the flood in Boulder, they fled their home without securing it before they left to come stay with us. When I accompanied them back to Boulder the following day to secure the home and collect valuables, I was armed. I've never open carried in Boulder before, but that day I was.

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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