STANFORD (CBS SF) — The powerful letter a Stanford sexual assault victim read to her attacker is being in its entirety before members of Congress.
Representative Jackie Speier will read the woman’s full impact statement during a historic Special Order Hour Wednesday night on the house floor.READ MORE: 40-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabbed In San Francisco Mission District Bar
The 12-page letter made headlines and lit up social media during the sentencing of defendant Brock Turner, an ex-Stanford swimming star accused of sexually assaulting a woman who passed out at a party.READ MORE: Oakland Police Make 2 Arrests, Seize Vehicles, Firearms In Connection With Weekend Sideshows
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Spier says the reading of an entire victim impact into the record on the House floor will be a Congressional first.