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Marsy’s Law Urges Nevada to Go Purple in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Nevada, October 2021 - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marsy’s Law is urging Nevadans to GO PURPLE in support of domestic violence victims and survivors, everywhere.
Marsy’s Law for Nevada was approved by voters in 2018 and created Constitutional protections for victims through the judicial process. Among those, are Nevadans victimized by domestic violence.
GO PURPLE and Join Supporters Across Nevada to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Nevada, October 2021 - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Marsy’s Law for Nevada is urging Nevadans to GO PURPLE in support of domestic violence victims and survivors, everywhere. In 2020, according to statistics compiled by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, law enforcement statewide investigated 27,874 cases of domestic violence, in which 12,208 children were present at the scene, and 4,086 of the survivors needed medical attention. (Nevada Crime Statistics (nv.gov)) Below is a list of some of the events planned by organizations across Nevada.
Release: Locations across Nevada are preparing to GO PURPLE in April and show their support for victims of crime
For Immediate Release
Nevada, April 18-24, 2021
Locations across Nevada are preparing to GO PURPLE in April and show their support for victims of crime
Each year the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime calls on Americans to remember victims, and support efforts to ensure their voices are heard. National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is set for April 18-24, and this year’s theme is “Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage.” In recognition, Marsy’s Law for Nevada crime victims’ rights advocates ask all Nevada citizens and businesses to unite and GO PURPLE. Sean Flignor, Marsy’s Law for Nevada spokesman says, “Our goal is to bring awareness about the needs of victims and the rights they now have in Nevada, and offer recognition for the outstanding professionals who work each day to protect and inform victims, and see that justice is done.”