Emily Doe’s Powerful Words 

Monday, June 6th, 2016

In January of 2015, now-convicted rapist Brock Allen Turner sexually assaulted a woman publically known only as “Emily Doe”. A year and a half later, Turner was given an extraordinarily light sentence, with the presiding judge stating that he feared a longer sentence would have a “severe impact” on Turner. Emily Doe responding by providing the full statement she read in court, and it’s something everyone should read.

[T]o girls everywhere, I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought everyday for you. So never stop fighting, I believe you.

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