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Nevada Voters Approve Effort to Guarantee Victims’ Rights

Nevada Voters Approve Effort to Guarantee Victims’ Rights

 

LAS VEGAS, NV - Consider it a victory for every Nevadan. Tonight, the voters of our state have approved Question 1 which will strengthen and expand victims’ rights in the state constitution.  The YES vote follows the approval of state lawmakers in two separate legislative sessions in 2015 and 2017 through the advocacy of state and leaders, businesses, advocacy organizations, law enforcement, and legal experts across Nevada. Together we have worked to bring awareness to residents about the lack of enforceable guarantees for Nevada victims of crime during the judicial process.

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Kentucky Voters Overwhelmingly Support Adding Marsy's Law to State Constitution

 

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KENTUCKY VOTERS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT ADDING MARSY’S LAW TO STATE CONSTITUTION
Voters clearly endorse equal rights for crime victims
 

Louisville, Ky. (November 6, 2018) – Kentucky voters spoke loud and clear on Election Day declaring their strong support for adding Marsy’s Law to the state’s constitution. After a three-year educational campaign, voters overwhelmingly agreed that victims should be afforded rights equal to those already provided to the accused and convicted

La campaña a favor de la propuesta de ley número uno lanza nuevo anuncio

 

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31 de octobre del 2018

La campaña a favor de la Propuesta de ley número uno, también conocida como Marsy’s Law for Nevada, lanza un nuevo anuncio en español que demuestra el dolor y sufrimiento de una victima cuando realiza la desigualdad en el sistema judicial.

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Finding My Voice - Matt Morgan's Story

At the age of 44 years old I was repeatedly awakened by nightmares. I told my wife I haven’t had this dream since I was a kid.  It became completely debilitating in a short amount of time.  I really thought I was going crazy. With the help of my family, I found myself in a rehab center. You see, addiction was part of my story. There,  I worked through some intense therapy and I learned that these dreams were actual memories from my childhood.  I could no longer deny what had happened to me.  My whole life I hated myself and couldn’t look in the mirror,  I struggled with addiction and suicidal thoughts but really never knew why.

U.S. Representative Mark Amodei Endorses Question 1

 

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October 30, 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce the support of United States Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV 02). Amodei is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and received his law degree in 1983. While practicing law in Nevada Mr. Amodei has also served our state as a member of the Nevada State Assembly, the Nevada State Senate, the Colorado River Commission, and the Uniform State Law Commission, as well as various committees.

Murder Victim’s Children Still Seeking Justice

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was authored by Michelle Liles, daughter of Debbie Liles who was found brutally beaten and murdered in her Jacksonville home in March 2017. Her father, Michael Liles, was the executive director of the Justice Coalition, a Jacksonville nonprofit victims’ services center. Already a victim advocate before Debbie’s tragic death, Michael channeled his grief and heartbreak into his quest to find justice for Debbie and his fierce advocacy of Amendment 6/Marsy’s Law for Florida. Several weeks ago, Michael unexpectedly passed away.