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.

June is PTSD Awareness Month

Via Marsy's Law for Iowa We have met many survivor victims - whether it be from sexual assault, domestic violence, or other major crimes- who have struggled with PTSD. June is PTSD Awareness Month and our team wanted to call...

Op-Ed: During Crime Victims' Rights Week, Kentuckians have something to celebrate

When the pandemic brought everything to a screeching halt, it brought with it a sudden loss of stability and control, isolation and helplessness. The world as we knew it was no longer the one we lived in. Over the past year, we...

Marsy’s Law for Tennessee Lighting the State Purple in Honor of Crime Victims

April 15, 2020 – Marsy’s Law for Tennessee is lighting the state purple in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), Sunday, April 18 through 24. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the need for Marsy’s Law for Tennessee. A recent TBI report...

Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin Recognizes One Year of Crime Victims’ Constitutional Amendment in Action

Holds virtual press conference highlighting examples of Marsy’s Law at work in Wisconsin MADISON – Today marked the one-year anniversary of the historic statewide vote on the crime victims’ constitutional amendment commonly known as Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin. In recognition of this...

City of Atlanta Proclamation for National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2021

The Atlanta city council approved a proclamation to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from April 18 to 24, 2021.

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Announces 2021 Advisory Board

The board will help Marsy’s Law for Georgia continue to elevate victims’ rights across the state.  ATLANTA ‐ February 23, 2021 – Marsy’s Law for Georgia, which supports equal rights for crime victims under the state’s Constitution, plans to continue to expand its...

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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