Powerful – No, the numbers don’t lie.
I’m mad. Infuriated, actually. A rapist is getting set free, possibly right now. Today, after only serving three months in jail. Upon hearing this news, my immediate reaction was to pull out my laptop and shove my two cents down your throat. I wanted to write about the injustice of Brock Turner’s short sentence. Armed with a handful of hot tamales and an ice water, I grabbed my laptop and began my research, ready to write about statistics and logic and speak to the rational world about how this Stanford student’s sentence was a travesty and a joke to our judicial system and a completely, utterly repulsive slap in the face to his victim because it was. It is. It is the definition of injustice.
But sadly, with rape (or in this boy’s privileged world) sexual assault, it’s not uncommon. Like I said, I wanted to write a logical article…
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