Gun Rights

Democratic Rep. Joe Salazar Faces Criticism for Rape Comments

Women can't be trusted with a gun for defense against rapists; that's what call boxes and whistles are for, he says


Another male politician has waded into trouble with comments about rape, and this time he's a Democrat.

Conservatives pounced on comments made by Colorado state Rep. Joe Salazar during a floor debate Friday night on a bill to ban concealed-carry permit holders from bringing guns on public university campuses.