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.

Denim Day

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Marsy's Law team has been busy with lots of events and efforts to help raise awareness and support survivors. 

Marsy’s Law for Illinois Names Victims’ Rights Champions

  Springfield, Illinois (April 11, 2019) — Marsy’s Law for Illinois, in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 7-13) has named seven individuals as Victims’ Rights Champions. Each honoree has played an integral role in either the passage...

Marsy’s Law for Ohio Presents Victims’ Rights Champion Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Judd Templin 614-560-3399 templin@sppgrp.com   COLUMBUS, OH. (April 11, 2019) - Marsy's Law for Ohio, the organization created to pass state ballot Issue 1 in 2017 to provide Ohio Constitutional rights to crime victims, today announced...

GO PURPLE for Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Nevada

A total of 94,751 cases of “Index Crimes” including murder, rape, robbery, serious property crimes, and more, were investigated across Nevada according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report of 2017.

Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin Holds National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Events

Grassroots coalition members celebrate momentum towards final legislative passage of bipartisan victim rights legislation during national observance of victims’ rights

Governor Little Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 Media Contact: Todd Dvorak, Strategies 360 (208) 340-6265, toddd@strategies360.com

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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