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Marsy's Law Marks National Campus Safety Awareness Month with Tele-Townhall

According the the U.S. Department of Education, a 2016 survey of more than 6,500 colleges and universities across the country showed that there were 37,389 reported criminal offenses on campuses. Crime is a major problem at our nation’s schools, and that is why in 2008 Congress unanimously approved the creation of National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is celebrated every September.

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

State Director Kim Moyer Reflects on a recent ceremony held to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

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Marsy's Law For Kentucky Launches Statewide Television Ad Campaign Ahead Of November Election

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  (September 27, 2018) – Marsy’s Law for Kentucky, an organization supporting equal rights for crime victims, launched a substantial statewide television advertising campaign today encouraging voters to support the lone constitutional amendment on Kentucky’s ballot this November. The campaign includes a series of ads educating Kentuckians on the need for Marsy’s Law.

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Congressman Andy Barr Endorses Marsy's Law for Kentucky

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CONGRESSMAN ANDY BARR ENDORSES MARSY’S LAW FOR KENTUCKY

Barr encourages voters to support constitutional amendment for crime victims’ rights

 

Lexington, Ky. (May 15, 2018) – Marsy’s Law for Kentucky is proud to receive the endorsement of Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) as the constitutional amendment heads to the voters in November. Congressman Barr joins hundreds of other individual and group endorsers to support Marsy’s Law, as it will protect victims of crime throughout the Commonwealth.

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Marsy’s Law for Florida Releases Statewide “Yes on Amendment 6” Ad Campaign Featuring Lauren Book

Appealing to voters from the perspective of a survivor of child sexual abuse, a new “Yes on Amendment 6” ad featuring Lauren Book is now running across Florida. The new ad is part of a major statewide broadcast, cable and digital advertising campaign asking voters to support Amendment 6, which would place clear, enforceable rights for crime victims in the state constitution. The campaign has been launched by Marsy’s Law for Florida, a group that has been advocating for rights for crime victims that are equal to those already provided to the accused and convicted.

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The Bipartisan Amendment: Victims' Rights

 

The official start to election season is right around the corner as summer comes to an end. And this year in North Carolina, the talk isn’t about a candidate; it’s not about legislative elections or even county candidates. This year in North Carolina, the coverage is focused on a slate of six constitutional amendments that will be on the November ballot.