Father Pens Powerful Open Letter To Stanford Rapist's Dad Explaining Why Brock Turner Is 'Not The Victim'!
Earlier this week, the father of Brock Turner — the former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault — wrote a letter to the court in support of his son.
In the letter, Dan Turner asked for leniency in his son's rape conviction, saying Brock didn't deserve to be a registered sex offender and spend six months in jail for "20 minutes of action."
Needless to say, the plea has sparked even more outrage for downplaying the sexual assault of an unconscious woman behind a dumpster — especially after the embarrassingly light sentence Turner received.
One of the more vocal responses to Dan's letter comes from another father — pastor John Pavlovitz from Raleigh, North Carolina.
In a blog post titled To Brock Turner's Father, From Another Father, Pavlovitz explains to Dan Turner that Brock was "not the victim" in this scenario, but in fact the "damager."
The pastor noted that Brock's life has been "deeply altered" because he "made a reprehensible choice to take advantage of someone for his own pleasure," writing: