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Bronson Stein is the Legal Advocate at Bolton Refuge House, Inc in Eau Claire, WI. He is a second-generation victim advocate and strongly believes in the mission of ending violence against women and aiding all victims of crime. Bronson is a member of the Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin Advisory Board and the Facilitator of the Eau Claire CCRT, a collaborative professional group designed to address the systemic response to intimate partner violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Bronson lives in western Wisconsin with his family.Read more
Holds virtual press conference highlighting examples of Marsy’s Law at work in Wisconsin
MADISON – Today marked the one-year anniversary of the historic statewide vote on the crime victims’ constitutional amendment commonly known as Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin. In recognition of this crucial milestone, supporters of the amendment today held a virtual press conference highlighting examples of Marsy’s Law at work in Wisconsin. The press conference featured the two lead authors of the bipartisan victims’ rights legislation, Senator Van Wanggaard and Representative Todd Novak, alongside a number of prominent survivors and victims’ rights advocates from communities throughout Wisconsin.
Crime victim advocate and attorney discusses how the law has been implemented in Wisconsin and is being applied in courtrooms
Now that Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin successfully cleared the legislative process, Wisconsin residents will have the chance to vote on the initiative next April. Our team will be working to ensure Wisconsin voters understand how important it is to stand up for crime victim’s rights.Read more
After the successful passage of Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin through the legislature (twice!), we’re looking forward to the next steps in making Marsy’s Law a reality for Wisconsin crime victims. In order to be added to the Wisconsin State Constitution, Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin will need to pass a statewide referendum next April.Read more
It's been an exciting couple weeks for Wisconsin crime victims! Last week, Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin came one step closer to becoming a reality for the Badger State.Read more
Bipartisan Victims’ Rights Legislation Passes State Senate, Assembly With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin clears final legislative hurdle, on to statewide ballot in April 2020
Assembly Joint Resolution 1/Senate Joint Resolution 2 placed on Wednesday’s Senate and Assembly CalendarsRead more
April was a very busy month for the Marsy's Law for Wisconsin team! We were thrilled to take part in the statewide recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a big slate of events, including a press conference to promote the importance of equal rights for crime victims, a Survivors and Allies Lunch at the State Capitol, a Crime Victims' Rights Week Ceremony with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, and more!Read more