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

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On to 2020!

It's been an exciting couple weeks for Wisconsin crime victims! Last week, Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin came one step closer to becoming a reality for the Badger State.

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Bipartisan Victims’ Rights Legislation Passes State Senate, Assembly With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin clears final legislative hurdle, on to statewide ballot in April 2020

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Bipartisan Victims’ Rights Legislation Scheduled for Final Passage

Assembly Joint Resolution 1/Senate Joint Resolution 2 placed on Wednesday’s Senate and Assembly Calendars 

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April Recap

April was a very busy month for the Marsy's Law for Wisconsin team! We were thrilled to take part in the statewide recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a big slate of events, including a press conference to promote the importance of equal rights for crime victims, a Survivors and Allies Lunch at the State Capitol, a Crime Victims' Rights Week Ceremony with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, and more!

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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. 

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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 of Marsy’s Law (formally called the Illinois Crime Victims' Bill of Rights) or the ongoing effort to fully implement Marsy’s Law.