The white women of the South are in a state of siege.… Some lurking Demon who has watched for the opportunity to seize her; she is choked or beaten into insensibility and ravished, her body prostituted, her purity destroyed, her chastity taken from her.… Shall men … demand for the right to have a fair trial and be punished in the regular course of justice? So far as I am concerned he has put himself outside the pale of the law, human and divine.
Race and Sexual Offending: An Overview
Race and sexual offending: An overview
South Carolina Senator Ben Tillman, in his 1907 speech before Congress arguing for the abandonment of due process ...