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Saturday, August 25, 2012

An Armed Student Would Feel Safe

Jerry Peterson has an armaments policy:

CU physics professor Jerry Peterson -- speaking for himself Monday, not the faculty group he leads -- said he wants his students to feel safe to engage in classroom discussions that could be controversial.

"My own personal policy in my classes is if I am aware that there is a firearm in the class -- registered or unregistered, concealed or unconcealed -- the class session is immediately canceled," Peterson said. "I want my students to feel unconstrained in their discussions."

Won't armed students be unconstrained in their discussions?

Besides, violent nerds tend to prefer hammers, knives, or bombs.

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