Rep. Joe Salazar: Give women whistles, not guns; ‘You may actually not be’ at risk of rape; Update: Salazar apologizes ‘if’ he offended anyone

Back in November, Twitchy told you how former Bush adviser Karen Hughes wanted to personally cut the tongue out of any Republican man who “says anything about rape other than it is a horrific, violent crime.” We don’t know who on the Democrat side of the aisle is going to offer up a similar threat to get Colorado Democrat Rep. Joe Salazar to stop talking, but you’d better hurry.

As RedState reports, on Friday, Salazar argued against concealed carry on college campuses in favor of call boxes, whistles and “safe zones.” Why? Because you as a woman might “feel like you’re in trouble when you may actually not be” — better to head to the call box and let a man with a gun decide if the danger is real or not (if he shows up in time, that is).

Can we please start the countdown clock for the liberal outrage? It’s been a couple of days already.

Oh, and about relying on those call boxes? Check out this tweet from Salazar from last week.

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Update: Salazar has issued a statement apologizing if he offended anyone. From the reaction, we say yes, he did.

I’m sorry if I offended anyone. That was absolutely not my intention. We were having a public policy debate on whether or not guns makes people safer on campus. I don’t believe they do. That was the point I was trying to make. If anyone thinks I’m not sensitive to the dangers women face, they’re wrong.

I am a husband and father of two beautiful girls, and I’ve spent the last decade defending women’s rights as a civil rights attorney. Again, I’m deeply sorry if I offended anyone with my comments.

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