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Rebekah Morlan is a victim advocate at the Gulf Coast Children's Advocacy Center in Panama City, Florida. She received her Bachelors in Human Services from Southeastern University. As an advocate, she wants to bring hope to the families she gets to work with and also wants to continue to bring awareness regarding child abuse and the need for education and prevention.
In a recent op-ed in the Northwest Florida Daily News, former judge Representative Patt Maney outlined the many positive benefits Marsy’s Law for Florida has provided victims of crime since it was placed in the state constitution in 2018.Read more
In a recent letter to the editor in the Daytona Beach News-Journal, domestic violence survivor Misty Hicks describes how Marsy’s Law for Florida, which provides crime victims with constitutionally mandated rights and protections, helped ensure a just outcome in her case.Read more
Marsy’s Law for Florida Praises Florida Highway Patrol Policy Change That Would No Longer Share Victims’ Information Without Their Approval
Marsy’s Law for Florida Commends Pasco County Sheriff’s Office for Victims’ Rights Notification Materials
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.