Residents of an apartment building in Castle Rock, Colorado, were given a harsh choice: get rid of all your guns — or get out.
Yes, you read that correctly.
Castle Rock’s Oakwood apartment buildings have told their residents they will be kicked out unless all of their firearms are taken off the property. Residents have until October 1st to comply. The apartment building made a choice to ban all firearms, and sent a notice to its tenants shortly thereafter.
Art Dorsh is a longtime resident of the Oakwood apartments. He is a 77-year-old veteran, and a legal gun owner. He feels that his Second Amendment rights are being violated by the new rule.
“It upsets me very much,” he said.
He fears that if he does not get rid of the guns in his home, he will be kicked out onto the streets.
Dorsh is also an avid hunter.
As reported by The Blaze, “Dorsch, who’s living on a fixed income, said managers told him he has three options: get rid of his guns and stay, keep his guns and move out voluntarily, or keep his guns and be forced out. He said he keeps his guns secured in a safe and that having them makes him feel secure in his home.”
Currently, landlords in Colorado are typically allowed to use their own discretion to set “reasonable” rules, regulations, and boundaries.
But is a straight-up ban of all legal firearms really “reasonable?”
In a truly free market, landlords can make whatever rules they want for their property. That’s just the way it works.
But is this going too far? Where does it all end?
It seems like legal gun owners who happen to live in the Oakwood apartment buildings are being unfairly targeted in this situation.
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