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The board will help Marsy’s Law for Georgia continue to elevate victims’ rights across the state.
ATLANTA ‐ February 23, 2021 – Marsy’s Law for Georgia, which supports equal rights for crime victims under the state’s Constitution, plans to continue to expand its mission across the state with the support of some of the most accomplished victims’ rights advocates and legal experts in Georgia.Read more
ATLANTA - January 7, 2021 - In light of recent motions by defense attorneys for Gregory and Travis McMichael, the father and son charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, Marsy’s Law for Georgia today made a clear case that Ahmaud Arbery and his family should be referred to as victims in court.Read more
Marsy’s Law for Georgia Partners with Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia to Create and Launch a State-Wide Crime Victims’ Rights Notification Card
ATLANTA – September 23, 2020 – On October 1, Marsy’s Law for Georgia, which gives crime victims equal rights under the state’s Constitution, in partnership with the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia (PAC), will launch a state-wide notification card designed to help ensure that crime victims are fully aware of their rights.Read more
Governor received Marsy’s Law Victims’ Rights Champion Award for dedication to elevating victims’ rights
ATLANTA, GA – November 14, 2019 – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was awarded with a Victims’ Rights Champion Award by Marsy’s Law for Georgia on November 14, 2019. Gov. Kemp is being recognized for his support of the state constitutional amendment that was passed in November 2018, which extended the rights of crime victims.Read more
Marsy’s Law for Georgia representative Danica Thompson presents Rep. John Lewis with the Marsy’s Law Victims’ Rights Champion Award.Read more
For Immediate Release
May 8, 2018
Deal Signs Bill to Implement to Marsy’s Law
Legislation Goes Into Effect If Voters Approve Constitutional Rights For Crime VictimsRead more
Marsy’s Law for Georgia celebrated National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with victim advocate appreciation lunches across the state and by getting the iconic King and Queen buildings at the Perimeter of Atlanta to light their crowns purple.Read more
For Immediate Release
March 27, 2018
Marsy’s Law for Georgia passes House 169-0Read more
Tamiko Pugh, an author, and activist against domestic violence, lives in Austell. Below, she shares her story and why she supports Marsy’s Law for Georgia.
Ten years ago I woke up alone, in a state of confusion and panic, helplessly lying in the middle of I-85.Read more