If robbery is analogous to rape, then larceny is ______?


“in almost every state in this country, rape requires proof of not only of nonconsent but also “force.” If you take my stuff without my consent, it’s called larceny. If you also use force, it’s called robbery. But if you take my bodily integrity without my consent, it’s not a crime at all, unless you also use force. Non-consent should be enough.” – Wendy Murphy on the inadequate protection of female sexual integrity under American law.

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