This article is meant to take a look at Colorado’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
Effective July 1st, 2016 a law passed back in February 2016 has gone into effect and now Virginia will honor ALL concealed carry permits from all 50 states.
Westin Sandberg says he was trying to raise awareness and exercise his right to carrying a firearm. Colorado law allows that citizens open carry a firearm without a permit in public with few exceptions.
On Tuesday March 22nd the case was heard by a three-judge panel and dismissed for several reasons, primarily, a lack of legal weight. The spokesperson for the panel, Nancy Moritz wrote that: ” The mere possibility that ‘some day’ a member…
SB 16-017 would have allowed Colorado citizens to carry a concealed handgun without being required to obtain the Colorado concealed handgun permit. A concept generally referred to as “Constitutional Carry” in the gun right community.
Our team’s research has found 83 incidents of shootings at US churches in the last decade. A recent training I attended states that about 4% of active shooter situations in this country take place in houses of worship.
Colorado statute already allows that those with legal concealed handgun permits may carry on public University campuses but does not allow that school teachers or other faculty at elementary, middle, junior, or high schools may carry or have a firearm with them in the schools.
On a party line 18/17 vote the Colorado state senate has approved a bill that would remove the need for obtaining a permit in order to carry a concealed handgun in Colorado.
It appears the Denver Aquarium has followed the Museum’s example. I was at the Aquarium on February 20th and was pleasantly surprised when I got to the main entrance and noticed the signs were gone.