The sentencing of Brock Turner is the best thing that could have happened to the anti-rape movement!
The ultra-light sentencing of 20-year-old perpetrator, Brock Turner, has gripped the nation. Persistent media coverage has sparked nationwide outrage and ire. Our faith in the justice system has been tested, but there were some definite successes in the handling of this sexual assault case, and those should not go without comment. In that vein, the case’s failures could be equally helpful to reducing sexual assault in the endgame.
The first time we discussed UniteWomen.org’s Unite Against Rape campaign, I sensed it would be bigger than the sum of its parts. We were faced with an opportunity to use our … Continue reading
A Motley Crew Uniting Against Rape – U.S. Senators Tim Kaine & Mark Warner Join Growing List of Celebrities
“I stand united against rape because no victim of sexual violence should feel alone or hopeless. As Governor, I worked to eliminate outdated laws that discriminated against victims of sexual … Continue reading