"I thought I was being told by the Lord to do this. I believe that with all my heart ... In our faith, we believe the word of God. The word is an infallible word."
- Deanna Laney, mother, on hearing God's voice telling her to murder her 8- and 6-year-old sons on Mother’s Day, 2003.
"Each time it was getting worse and worse, the way it had to be done."
- Laney, on her decision to use rocks instead of strangulation.