The Right to Bear Rape Whistles

 

They’re calling him the Democratic Todd Akin. Colorado State Representative Joe Salazar took the floor in Denver during debate on a bill that would prohibit the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses in the Centennial State and proceeded to make the following argument:

That’s right: women (who we all know are prone to the vapors) can’t be trusted with handguns, as they’re prone to preemptive strikes based on paranoid delusions of being surrounded by sexual predators. But enjoy the complimentary rape whistle!

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  1. Profile photo of Barkha Herman Member

    Colorado State Representative Joe Salazaar is the poster child for my new non-profit promoting second amendment among women.

    • #1
    • February 19, 2013 at 10:38 am
  2. Profile photo of Whiskey Sam Inactive

    This is what happens when you elect a man wearing a bow tie.

    • #2
    • February 19, 2013 at 10:46 am
  3. Profile photo of Barkha Herman Member
    Whiskey Sam: This is what happens when you elect a man wearing a bow tie. · 0 minutes ago

    Hey – I heart bow ties.

    • #3
    • February 19, 2013 at 10:53 am
  4. Profile photo of Kim K. Member

    “Get away from me – don’t you know we’re in a safe zone?”

    • #4
    • February 19, 2013 at 11:06 am
  5. Profile photo of Barkha Herman Member

    Apart from the obvious idiocy of this guys statements, I’d like to point out that my right to bear arms is less about preventing rape (even though it is a worthy cause), and more about shooting down drones in my backyard undoubtedly send to over for my own good by this moron.

    • #5
    • February 19, 2013 at 11:16 am
  6. Profile photo of Austin Murrey Member
    Kim K.: “Get away from me – don’t you know we’re in a safe zone?” · 7 minutes ago

    If only Congress would vote to declare America a rape-free-zone we’d have eliminated rape! Why does the federal government hate women?

    • #6
    • February 19, 2013 at 11:16 am
  7. Profile photo of Tom Meyer, Ed. Editor

    Facebook’d!

    • #7
    • February 19, 2013 at 11:40 am
  8. Profile photo of Crow's Nest Member

    I’d suggest a beer summit with a woman at the White House to remedy this gaffe, but everyone who’s gone through a university “welcome” seminar knows that nothing consensual can happen after any alcohol has been consumed.

    • #8
    • February 19, 2013 at 11:41 am
  9. Profile photo of Joan of Ark La Tex Member
    Barkha Herman: Colorado State Representative Joe Salazaar is the poster child for my new non-profit promoting second amendment among women. · 18 hours ago

    You go girl!

    • #9
    • February 20, 2013 at 6:28 am
  10. Profile photo of Essgee Member

    A t-shirt a girl could wear that states “This is a rape free zone”…do you think that would work?

    Do you get the feeling that Joe is afraid of being shot?

    What are the chances the women would be strangled after the rape with the lanyard holding the whistle? Just asking.

    • #10
    • February 20, 2013 at 7:35 am
  11. Profile photo of Frank Soto Contributor
    Kim K.: “Get away from me – don’t you know we’re in a safe zone?” · 56 minutes ago

    They have no self awareness I swear. He says that line about a safe-zone as if it means something.

    • #11
    • February 20, 2013 at 12:08 pm