- A man has forgiven the policewoman that killed his brother
- He even requested to hug her in the courtroom after she was sentenced to 10 years
- Social media users had mixed reactions
The brother of a man who was killed by a Dallas police officer in his own home has forgiven and hugged her in the courtroom. This is after the woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Social media users had mixed reactions about the act.
After the jury sentenced Amber Guyger for killing Botham Jean, his bother Brandt Jean said that he wanted to see Guyger give her life to Christ. He said he forgive her and wished nothing bad on her.
He then asked the court if it were possible for him to give her a hug. The judge said he could and Jean and Guyger embraced in front of the courtroom as Guyger shed tears.
Social media users had mixed reactions about the act of forgiveness. Facebook user Annette Lamb said:
"This was Gods work. Bothams Brother is so filled with the Lords word. And the Judge spoke with her and gave her a bible... The Lord our father at work"
Morghan Shannon said:
"So much faith and God in that young man! Also the judge gave amber a Bible all of this is just wow. I really hope that things do change and that the vigils held tonight are peaceful and that nothing negative happens"
Leila Kinsey said:
"What an example to us ALL. He surely honored his big brother's memory today with his actions"
Lorenzo Stroye said:
"If it was the other way around they would of gave botham jean the death penalty or life without parole but we say god is at work.I would like to know which god because Satan calls himself god also"
Darla Keys said:
"Instead of following after other bad murderous cops and premeditated murder against her black neighbor because he was black. She a should of been focusing on going to church and being a child of God. His brother May have forgave her and God will forgive her but the law says she will pay. She should of received 20 to 50 yrs"
Simone Ross said:
"God forgives, I don’t"
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