Marsy’s Law is Working for Crime Victims in Oklahoma

On November 6, 2018, voters in Oklahoma passed Marsy’s Law overwhelmingly with 78% of the vote!

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What is Marsy’s Law?

Marsy’s Law is a national movement that aims to ensure victims of crime have meaningful and enforceable constitutional rights in the criminal justice system. Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly voted to pass Marsy’s Law on Nov. 6, 2018, in the form of a ballot initiative numbered State Question 794. As a result, today the Oklahoma Constitution guarantees greater protections for victims, survivors, and their families or guardians.

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Marsy’s Law Urges Law Enforcement to Uphold Victims’ Rights After McGirt Ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. (October 6, 2020) - Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma, the initiative which led to the overwhelming passage of constitutionally enumerated rights for crime victims in November 2018, is calling on U.S. District Attorneys, State District Attorneys, and the...

Law enforcement train for new victims' rights laws passed in Oklahoma

Norman, Okla. (KOKH) — Attorney General Mike Hunter and the District Attorney's Council host a victims' rights training session for law enforcement in Norman Tuesday. To read more click here or continue below…

Marsy’s Law Attends Trees of Remembrance Ceremony in Tulsa

Dozens of men and women gathered at the Chandler Park Community Center in Tulsa earlier this week at the Trees of Remembrance ceremony honoring murder victims. Many brought ornaments, notes of remembrance, and other mementos to hang on Christmas Trees...

Crime victims benefiting from new Oklahoma law

  Oklahoma voters rejected four of the five state questions on the ballot last November. However, the one question that managed to earn voter support has the potential to do considerable good for victims of crime, as Attorney General Mike...

Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter laid out plans for Marsy's Law week before it goes into effect

OKLAHOMA CITY — A law that will empower victims of crime in Oklahoma goes into effect next week. State Question 794, which is also known as Marsy's Law, guarantees victims of their rights and allows them to be heard. On...

Oklahoma working to implement Marsy’s Law by November

  OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – After Oklahoma voters approved a so-called ‘crime victims’ bill of rights’ in 2018, state leaders are now working to implement the measure.

Marsy’s Law Joins Victims and Advocates at Wreath of Hope Ceremony

The Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma team was honored to attend the Wreath of Hope ceremony outside of the Oklahoma State Capitol today in solidarity with all of those who have been impacted by domestic violence. The event was organized by...

Coordinating Successful Implementation of Marsy’s Law in Oklahoma

When Marsy’s Law – or State Question 794 – passed in November 2018, Oklahoma’s voters created a revised and strengthened version of the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights to be added to the Oklahoma Constitution. In May of this year,...

Governor Kevin Stitt Signs Marsy’s Law Implementation Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2019Media Contact: Alex Weintz; alex@uppercasestrategies.com or (914) 282-3229   Governor Kevin Stitt Signs Marsy’s Law Implementation Bill OKLAHOMA CITY - Governor Kevin Stitt today signed House Bill 1102, a bill to help fully implement the...

Crime Victims Celebrate Successful Legislative Push to Implement Marsy’s Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2019 Media Contact: Alex Weintz; alex@uppercasestrategies.com or (914) 282-3229   Crime Victims Celebrate Successful Legislative Push to Implement Marsy’s Law OKLAHOMA CITY - Crime victims and their advocates today praised the Oklahoma Legislature for delivering...