To demonstrate the radicalness of groups like RDOWS, in the Winter 2007 edition of the American Pit Bull Terrier Gazette, the chairwoman of RDOWS, Cherie Graves, compares breed-specific laws to a person being raped and even the murder of a family member.

“This ban is no less an assault on their lives, than would be a rape, the murder of a family member, the invasion, and vandalism of a home, a violent attack upon their person.” – Cherie Graves, Breed Specific Legislation Leads to Unspeakable Cruelty