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Forgotten Voices Podcast Tells Crime Victims’ Stories In Their Own Words

Scott Mitchell, an analyst for Oklahoma City’s News9, launched a podcast series called Forgotten Voices.  According to Scott, the series will highlight important stories of victims of crimes “in their own words”.  He added the series purpose is  “to bypass the media filter and let victims and victims’ advocates speak directly to Oklahomans. “

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Bipartisan Support Remains Strong For SQ 794

The Oklahoma Legislature adjourned three weeks ahead of schedule this year, closing out their work on May 3, 2018, but support for Marsy’s Law remains strong. 

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Congressman Brett Guthrie Endorses Marsy's Law for Kentucky

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May 11, 2018

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Deal Signs Bill to Implement to Marsy’s Law

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May 8, 2018

 

Deal Signs Bill to Implement to Marsy’s Law

Legislation Goes Into Effect If Voters Approve Constitutional Rights For Crime Victims

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Marsy’s Law for Iowa Statement on Session Adjournment

 

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 5, 2018) —Marsy’s Law for Iowa state director, Eric Baker, issued the following statement:

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Every Story Matters

Every day, people are impacted by crime in Oklahoma. Although the severity of crimes range from white collar crimes to violent acts, every story matters in demonstrating the need to provide Constitutional protections to victims and their families and ensuring they have a voice in the criminal justice system. Your voice matters a great deal in helping tell the story that our criminal justice system is set up to protect the rights of the accused criminal, not the rights of the victim.