Quotes: Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil
"I mean, c'mon, rape! It's rape! Rape's number two. It's murder, then rape! It's number two, like, like the United States, we wanna capture Osama bin Laden, and murder him. We're not gonna rape him. That would be barbaric!"
"Uniform Code of Brotherhood Justice Section 2, Line 27: 'any form of sexual assault of any kind by a member of the Brotherhood is considered a Class 1 Offense against the Messiah, punishable by summary execution.'"
"He talked about rape for a while, and explained how rape is much worse than murder. With murder, the victim is gone, and not forced to deal with what happened to her. The family must deal with it, but not the victim. But rape is much worse. The victim has a lifetime of coping, of trying to understand, of asking questions, and, the worst part, of knowing the rapist is still alive and may someday escape or be released. Every hour of every day, the victim thinks of the rape and asks herself a thousand questions. She relives it, step by step, minute by minute, and it hurts just as bad."
— John Grisham's A Time to Kill, from Jake Brigances's closing statement.
Cyrus: I despise rapists. For me, you're somewhere between a cockroach and that white stuff that accumulates at the corner of your mouth when you're really thirsty. But, in your case, I'll make an exception.
Cyrus: Can you fly, Johnny?
Cyrus: You keep that in mind when you look at her, because if your dick jumps out of your pants, you jump out of this plane!
— Con Air
"If you miss the quick-time event to fight off the attempted rapist — which I did 'cause the timing is really annoying on those things — then it turns out he only wanted to throttle her to death! PHEW! Maybe we shouldn't be so quick to misjudge these hairy cultist murderers."
"By its very nature, rape displays a "total contempt for the personal integrity and autonomy" of the victim; 'short of homicide, [it is] the "ultimate violation of self.'"
—Coker v. Georgia, 433 U.S. 584, 597, 603 (1977)
"Along with other forms of sexual assault, it belongs to that class of indignities against the person that cannot ever be fully righted, and that diminishes all humanity"
—Mary M. v. City of Los Angeles, 54 Cal.3d 202,222 (1991)
"Rape is an abhorrent crime that taints the purity and dignity of its victims, especially children, often reducing them to mere shells of what used to be their happy and spirited selves. The man who rapes his own child strips himself of the love and respect due him as a father and a human being. Being thus a slave of his prurient desire, he is reduced to a level lower than beasts. He is no more than a soulless husk and deserves to forfeit his place in human society."
"I have little doubt that, in the eyes of ordinary Americans, the very worst child rapists—predators who seek out and inflict serious physical and emotional injury on defenseless young children—are the epitome of moral depravity."
—Kennedy v. Louisiana, Alito's dissenting opinion
"Last year, a girl was raped by two wastes of sperm and eggs while they sang the lyrics to our song "Polly". I have a hard time carrying on knowing there are plankton like that in our audience."
[The Judge] "said they should not be classed with common murderers. It would be an insult to these men who had at last [sic] a stark of manhood in their hardened souls, to have such brutes as these put in their class"
" If you take sexual advantage of her, you're going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater."
— Shepard Book, Series/Firefly
Other prisoners loudly aproved [sic] the verdictnote
—Judge Ralph H. Latshaw and convicts of Missouri in this 1910 article.
''Yeah, bragging about taking advantage of a drunk woman on a song is wrong. But bragging for four albums straight about running an illegal drug cartel and blowing peoples brains out with automatic weapons, that's ok?