Colorado Democrats defeat Columbine survivor’s bill allowing concealed carry in schools

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(Worthy News) - Colorado Democrats defeated a bill Wednesday to remove restrictions on concealed-carry in K-12 public schools, a measure introduced by a Columbine survivor aimed at providing another line of defense against mass shootings.

Democrats, who control the state House, rejected the bill on a 6-3 party-line vote after six hours of testimony before the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee.

The Colorado bill would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to bring their weapons onto school property, instead of being required to leave them in their locked vehicles.

“Unfortunately, current Colorado law creates a so-called gun free zone in every K-12 public school,” said the Republican Neville in a statement earlier this week. “This leaves our students vulnerable for crazed lunatics, who want to murder our children.” [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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6 thoughts on “Colorado Democrats defeat Columbine survivor’s bill allowing concealed carry in schools”

  1. Somehow, a shoot-out at the OK Corral High School just doesn't sound like the answer. Call me a Republican, but more bodies just doesn't sound right to me.

  2. So the restriction to carry concealed stands :'( In complete opposition to the Gun Free Zone Act of 1990, sponsored by Liberal Democrat Joe Biden and passed by rhino President Bush which state authorized personnel can carry on school grounds. IT really amazed me Democrats don't want to really protect our children, only take or guns. :'(

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