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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.  

ohio

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Judd Templin

614-560-3399

[email protected]

 

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 it presented "Victims Rights Champion" awards to 14 instrumental Ohio leaders in recognition of their dedication to fighting for the rights of crime victims.

henrycounty

Henry County Board of Supervisors Passes Marsy’s Law for Iowa Resolution

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (April 9, 2019) —On Tuesday, the Henry County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on a resolution supporting Marsy’s Law for Iowa, an effort to strengthen victims’ rights in Iowa’s Constitution.

guthrie

Guthrie County Board of Supervisors Passes Marsy’s Law for Iowa Resolution

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa (April 9, 2019) —On Tuesday, the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on a resolution supporting Marsy’s Law for Iowa, an effort to strengthen victims’ rights in Iowa’s Constitution.

nevada

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.

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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