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Kentucky Voters Say YES! to Amendment #1 (Marsy's Law)

Marsy’s Law will now be added to Kentucky’s constitution, ensuring the inclusion, participation, and respect of victims and their families as they navigate the criminal justice system

 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2020) — Kentucky voters today overwhelmingly approved Constitutional Amendment #1 (Marsy’s Law), which will finally ensure the inclusion, participation, and respect of crime victims and their families as they navigate the criminal justice system. The Bluegrass State was previously one of only 15 states that did not protect victims’ rights in its constitution.

Marsy's Law Policy Advisors Cassell, Twist Receive National Honors From the United States Department of Justice

Marsy’s Law for All is proud to announce today that two of the organization’s leading policy advisors have been recognized with prestigious national awards from the United States Department of Justice for their work on behalf of crime victims nationwide. 

Marsy's Law for Tennessee Supports Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the #LightYourPorchPurple Campaign

Nashville, Tenn. - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marsy’s Law for Tennessee is urging Tennesseans to join us in supporting survivors and victims’ families.

Marsy’s Law Urges Nevada to Go Purple in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marsy’s Law is urging Nevadans to Go Purple in support of domestic violence victims everywhere.

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Partners with Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia to Create and Launch a State-Wide Crime Victims’ Rights Notification Card

ATLANTA – September 23, 2020 – On October 1, Marsy’s Law for Georgia, which gives crime victims equal rights under the state’s Constitution, in partnership with the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia (PAC), will launch a state-wide notification card designed to help ensure that crime victims are fully aware of their rights.

Marsy’s Law Applauds Governor DeSantis for Updated Victim Brochure

Tallahassee, Fla. (September 10, 2020) – Marsy’s Law for Florida praises Governor Ron DeSantis’ efforts to establish a new victims’ rights brochure to be used by law enforcement agencies as part of their constitutional requirement to notify victims of their rights.