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College advises female students to think outside the box if they are attacked

Oklahoman Published: February 19, 2013

What's the best way for a woman to fend off a sexual attacker? One college's security department has three unusual suggestions you might not have thought of.

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Department of Public Safety has updated an online statement advising female students to consider a variety of unusual actions if they are attacked, including vomiting, urinating and claiming that they are menstruating.

The advisory was updated Monday evening, just hours after the Colorado state House of Representatives passed a package of gun control bills that includes one that would make it illegal for people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on the campuses of public universities. The bills still have to go to the state Senate and governor.

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