Pieper Lewis

“My story can change things” – Pieper Lewis, September 13th 2022
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“My story can change things” – Pieper Lewis, September 13th 2022

Joint statement regarding the sentencing of Piper Lewis prepared by the Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery and Shared Hope International In sentencing child sex trafficking survivor, Pieper Lewis, on September 13, 2022, Judge David Porter stated, “Ms. Lewis, this is the second chance you asked for. You don’t get a third. Do you…

Pieper Lewis: Other cases of sex trafficking victims convicted or penalized – CNN
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Pieper Lewis: Other cases of sex trafficking victims convicted or penalized – CNN

Pieper Lewis, who killed her alleged rapist in 2020, received a deferred judgment from Polk County District Judge David Porter after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and willful injury.  Lewis is just one of several teenagers — often of color — who have been legally penalized or convicted of killing their sex trafficker or assaulter…

Fundraiser tops $300K for Teen Sentenced for Killing her Rapist (Update Midnight 9/15/22: $438,199)
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Fundraiser tops $300K for Teen Sentenced for Killing her Rapist (Update Midnight 9/15/22: $438,199)

This is the total at 11:56pm CST on Sept 15, 2022. Pieper Lewis By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire  Pieper Lewis had never known freedom and had never enjoyed the support and guidance necessary for children to succeed. The 17-year-old child trafficking victim who murdered her rapist and tormentor pleaded guilty to…

Human trafficking victim avoids prison for killing accused rapist, but must pay $150K
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Human trafficking victim avoids prison for killing accused rapist, but must pay $150K

A teenage human trafficking victim in Iowa who stabbed her accused rapist to death has avoided prison time, but was ordered to pay $150,000 to the man’s family. Pieper Lewis, 17, pleaded guilty last year to voluntary manslaughter and willful injury over the 2020 death of 37-year-old Zachary Brooks, according to multiple outlets. Both crimes…

15 year old faces prison despite being victim of sex-trafficking
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15 year old faces prison despite being victim of sex-trafficking

A Homeless Des Moines 15 year old Who Killed her Rapist Faces Prison Despite Being a Victim of Sex Trafficking Governor’s Proclamation Signing, January 13th Secretary of State to launch new anti-trafficking program Ask Your City Council to Adopt a Local Proclamation for January 2022 2022 Legislative

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