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Marsy’s Law passes overwhelmingly in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana

For Immediate Release


November 8, 2016
Contact: Gail Gitcho
gail@marsyslaw.us

 

BOZEMAN, MT – Marsy’s Law For All announced tonight that Marsy’s Law has been passed overwhelmingly in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana. Crime victims in these states now have rights that are protected by their respective state constitutions. These states join California and Illinois, that have passed Marsy’s Law, which provides for a Constitutional Bill of Rights to counterbalance the rights of the accused or convicted in the criminal justice system.

Petitions

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Validated and Certified by Secretary of State

Our campaign to strengthen and expand rights for crime victims in South Dakota continues to gain momentum. On December 22nd, the Secretary of State validated and certified our petition signatures which qualifies our amendment to be placed on the November 8th General Election ballot.

Petition Day

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Campaign Files Petitions to Place Constitutional Amendment on Ballot

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Campaign Files over 45,000 Petitions to Place
Constitutional Amendment on the Ballot to Give Equal Rights to Crime Victims

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota, an organization composed of citizens and victim rights advocates, announced today that it has officially filed petitions to place an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot for consideration of the voters.