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National Crime Victims' Rights Week is Underway

Every year, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Victims of Crime celebrates National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), a celebration and commemoration of the rights secured for victims of crime across the country. This year is the 40th anniversary of the annual week.

Amid COVID-19, Marsy’s Law for South Dakota to Recognize Champions of Victims’ Rights

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

CONTACT:

Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co.

618-322-1514, [email protected]

Justin Giorgio, K2 & Co.

610-506-3927, [email protected]

 

The COVID-19 Crisis has created unprecedented challenges for Victim’s Rights advocates, and Marsy’s Law is distributing Challenge Coins to recognize them

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 19-25)

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Monday, April 20, 2020

CONTACT: 

Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co.

618-322-1514, [email protected]

 

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, victims need support now more than ever

As the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Marsy’s Law for South Dakota commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) and urges all South Dakotans to show their support for crime victims and those most vulnerable to violence. The annual week honoring victims kicked off yesterday and continues through Saturday, April 25.

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Urges Officials To Prioritize Victims’ Rights in Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, March 23, 2020

CONTACT:

Nick Klitzing, K2 & Co.

618-322-1514, [email protected]

 

Marsy’s Law denounces ACLU’s call to commute sentences and release prisoners without consideration for victims’ rights

Yes on Y

South Dakota Voters Pass Amendment Y, Ballot Measure to Strengthen Victims' Rights Under Marsy's Law

STATEWIDE NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Broadcast & Distribution

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

 

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Marsy’s Law For All announced tonight that Amendment Y has overwhelmingly passed in South Dakota. Amendment Y will strengthen those rights currently set forth under Marsy’s Law for South Dakota and will ensure crime victims continue to receive the same level of constitutional protections as the accused and convicted.

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Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Campaign Files Petitions to Place Constitutional Amendment on Ballot

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota Campaign Files over 45,000 Petitions to Place
Constitutional Amendment on the Ballot to Give Equal Rights to Crime Victims

 

Marsy’s Law for South Dakota, an organization composed of citizens and victim rights advocates, announced today that it has officially filed petitions to place an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot for consideration of the voters.