Read updates from Marsy's Law efforts across the country.
Small Acts, Big Victory
The effort to pass State Question 794 is a people-powered movement. We are relying on a grassroots network that includes victims of crime and their families, victim advocates, law enforcement personnel, elected officials, and many others. All of us are united by our belief that crime victims deserve Constitutionally protected rights as outlined in Marsy’s Law.
Attendees at Tulsa Town Hall Meeting Express Support for State Question 794
This week we had the opportunity to speak with Tulsa voters at a town hall meeting held by City Councilor Connie Dodson about how SQ 794 would improve the rights of crime victims. Attendees expressed their support at the meeting, which was followed by a recent endorsement by the Tulsa City Council to unanimously support SQ 794.
Congressman John Yarmuth Endorses Marsy's Law For Kentucky
CONGRESSMAN JOHN YARMUTH ENDORSES MARSY’S LAW FOR KENTUCKY
Yarmuth encourages voters to support constitutional amendment for crime victims’ rights
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 9, 2018) – Marsy’s Law for Kentucky is proud to receive the endorsement of Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03), encouraging voters to support the constitutional amendment appearing on the ballot this November. Yarmuth joins thousands of elected officials, Kentucky voters, organizations, and advocates who are enthusiastically vouching for Marsy’s Law’s passage.
As We Celebrate Independence Day, Let’s Remember Those Who Protect and Serve
In honor of Independence Day, we remember the sacrifice many made to ensure the United States became an independent nation. This week, we showed our appreciation to law enforcement community for their ongoing commitment to protect and serve our country.
Leveling the playing field for victims in the criminal justice system
Leveling the playing field is the goal of Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania. This legislation will elevate crime victims’ rights to the state constitutional level, addressing the current inequity between victims and those accused and convicted of crimes. By boosting victims’ rights to the constitutional level, we will hold those who violate victims’ rights accountable.
Marsy's Law will be on North Carolina's Nov. 6 Ballot!
North Carolina's General Assembly passed Marsy's Law - the constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal rights to victims of crime during the last week of the legislative session. The amendment needed to pass 3/5 of both chambers of the General Assembly to be placed on the November ballot for voters to decide. Marsy's Law gained significantly more votes than needed in both chambers - with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 45-1 in the Senate and 107-9 in the House.