What is Marsy’s Law?

Marsy’s Law ensures that victims of crime have equal, constitutional rights on the same level as those accused and convicted of crimes.

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Read updates from Marsy's Law efforts across the country.

Marsy’s Law for Florida Takes Legal Action in Support of Child Crime Victim’s Constitutional Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2019 CONTACT: Jennifer Fennell, CoreMessage (850) 222-3767, marsyslawfl@coremessage.com

One Step Further for Victims’ Rights Bill, NC House Votes Yes

RALEIGH, NC. (August 27, 2019) – Legislation to implement Marsy’s Law, the constitutional amendment to strengthen victims’ rights approved by voters last year, has passed through the N.C. House  and is one step closer to becoming law. Lawmakers, advocates and criminal justice professionals have worked relentlessly to ensure victims receive...

A Closer Look at Marsy's Law in Ohio

David Voth has been the Executive Director of Crime Victim Services (CVS) since 1985 in West Central Ohio. CVS has 40 staff serving in programs of Court Appointed Special Advocates, Child Advocacy Center, Relationship and Sexual Violence, Human Trafficking, Court Advocacy,...

Marsy’s Law for Georgia honors Rep. John Lewis for victims’ advocacy

Marsy’s Law for Georgia representative Danica Thompson presents Rep. John Lewis with the Marsy’s Law Victims’ Rights Champion Award.

Crime Victims Share Stories for National Crime Victims' Rights Week

In preparation for National Crime Victims Rights Week (NCVRW), April 8 – 14, we spent a few days filming in Tulsa to capture victims’ stories for a video that will launch next week in observance and appreciation for our supporters...

Mississippi Mayors Stand Up for Victims' Rights by Endorsing Marsy's Law

JUNE 5, 2019, JACKSON, MISS.: Four Mississippi Mayors have officially endorsed the passage of Marsy’s Law in Mississippi, a law that seeks to amend the state constitution to give crime victims an equal level of constitutional protections, no less vigorous,...

Victims’ Voices

Anyone can be a victim of crime. Regardless of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, education level, or citizenship status, crime affects us all. Too often, in the wake of a crime, victims find they have no voice in the criminal justice system. Learn why victims of crime support Marsy’s Law, which aims to give victims the voice they deserve.

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Supporters’ Stories

Marsy's Law is a bipartisan effort, uniting legislators, law enforcement, organizations, and advocates from across the political spectrum. Learn below why so many have chosen to support equal crime victims' rights through Marsy's Law.

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