For its Uniform Crime Reports, the FBI defines rape as “penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.” To see how your state legally defines rape and other forms of sexual assault, visit RAINN's State Law Database. Perpetrators may use emotional coercion, psychological force, or manipulation to coerce a victim into non-consensual sex.
Some perpetrators will use threats to force a victim to comply, such as threatening to hurt the victim or their family or other intimidation tactics.
Mississippi Rape and Sexual Assault Laws The following table outlines rape and sexual assault laws in Mississippi.
Rape and sexual assault are punishable by life imprisonment.
(Each time we did this, of course, it further reinforced these principles for our daughters and for us.) “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God.” (1 Thessalonians 4:3-5). Sex was created by the holy God of heaven, where purity reigns.Mississippi has a number of rape and sexual assault laws on the books.