Comment of the Day

Reader: I can shoot down the wisdom of allowing guns on college campuses with one word

Sam Levin's post about an Anschutz Medical Campus shooting noted that the occurrence, in which no one was seriously hurt, may have been the first for someone with a concealed-carry permit on a state campus. A gun rights advocate saw it as an isolated incident, but one reader wasn't convinced, as he shows via a quote and a single-word response.

boco writes:

"Do you have reason to believe that people...are suddenly going to become wildly irresponsible as soon as they walk on campus?"


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