Supporters’ Stories

Frances Battle Wants to Ensure That Victims Don't Fall Through the Cracks

“Marsy’s Law is an opportunity for us to position this state to do some badly needed process improvement to the criminal justice system that ensures victims will not fall through the cracks; that they will be heard and that there will be an ongoing commitment to victims’ rights.”

 

Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins Understands First Hand Why Victims of Crime in North Carolina Need Equal Rights

 

Kit Gruelle Knows Victims Deserve Equal Treatment Across North Carolina

“Marsy’s Law is going to basically remind everybody in the system how important that process is of helping someone heal after they have experienced victimization.”

 

Mayor Alvarez: “Victims have been treated more like the criminal than the criminal themselves.”

 

Bea Coté Understands the Need for Equal Crime Victims’ Rights

As a social worker for domestic violence offenders, Bea Coté understands first-hand the need for equal crime victims’ rights. The North Carolina Crime Victims Amendment would ensure that victims of crime have meaningful and enforceable constitutional rights within the criminal justice system.

 

Support Crime Victims in Wisconsin with Marsy's Law

“Everybody can name a criminal’s basic rights but when asked what rights a victim has, I don’t even think anybody would be able to say what those are…”

 

Marsy's Law for Pennsylvania to Balance the Scale

 

Marsy's Law for Oklahoma - The Right Thing To Do

 

Marsy's Law for North Carolina - A Real Solution

 

Marsy's Law for New Hampshire brings equal rights to crime victims