Survivor Chessy Prout Speaks Out - Following Kavanaugh Allegations

September 26, 2018

Survivor Chessy Prout Speaks Out - Following Kavanaugh Allegations

‘I felt that it was my fault': A high school sexual assault survivor’s story

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh have compelled people to share their own experiences with sexual assault and why they didn't come forward. When Chessy Prout was a freshman in high school, she was raped by a classmate. She spoke to authorities, brought charges and suffered a backlash. The author of “I Have the Right To,” Prout joins Amna Nawaz of the PBS Newshour to discuss the shame she experienced.

 

Watch Full Episode Now  - Aired: 09/21/18 on PBS NEWSHOUR