Victims’ Voices

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Supporter Samantha Thompson

Victim Advocate Samantha Thompson: "The innocent person has no rights. They don't know where to turn to and they don't know how to navigate the judicial system. And I think that Marsy's Law could be the answer."

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Supporter Marianne Radley

Reach Counseling Program Director Marianne Radley, “I believe that the stronger victims’ rights we have, we empower more people to come forward when something happens to them”

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Supporter Todd Delain

Brown County Sheriff Todd Delain, “Marsy’s Law is needed in the State of Wisconsin because a lot of effort is given to protect the rights of the accused, yet at the same time, our victims do not have the same support"

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Staci Brunner

Survivor Staci Brunner, “I was victimized again by the judicial system”

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Steve Vickman

H.E.L.P. of Door County’s Steve Vickman, “Families have the right to understand what’s going on and to be able to speak in court”

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Nancy Hahnisch

Nancy Hahnisch, "My life has not been the same since this has happened”

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Supporter Katie Knapp

Golden House Victim Advocate Katie Knapp: “Victims are definitely lost in the current criminal justice system.”

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Supporter Ciara Hill

Reach Counseling Victim Advocate Ciara Hill: “Marsy’s Law would bring justice to the students that I work with”

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Supporter Melinda Tempelis

Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis: “I think it’s important that we pass Marsy’s Law so that we can help support victims of crime in our communities and give them a voice.”

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Calista Storck

Survivor Calista Storck: “I think I had this idea going in that the government would be on my side. I was a 14 year-old girl. Why would they not be on my side?”