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Douglas County Leaders Unite on Behalf of Crime Victims


For Immediate Release


May 2018

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Nevada victims of crime deserve Marsy's Law

Nevada is one of the last states in the nation without strong constitutional protections and guaranteed rights for victims of crime. It is time, once and for all, to change that. Marsy’s Law for Nevada — Question 1 on the November ballot — will provide protected guarantees to victims of crime.

Click on the link above for the full Op-Ed in the Nevada Independent.

Former First Lady Dawn Gibbons on crime victims rights in Nevada.

In the most recent edition of MyVegas Magazine, you will find the following article written by former First Lady Dawn Gibbons about Marsy's Law for Nevada, which will appear as Question 1 on the November ballot.

Thank You to the MyVegas Magazine team for bringing this issue to light. You can click here to find more stories from them.

Senator Heller Endorses Marsy's Law

Today, Senator Dean Heller joins with the efforts being made by groups and countless individuals across the state and announces his endorsement of Marsy’s Law for Nevada – Question 1 on the November ballot.

NBC 3 Las Vegas KSNV - Marsy's Law for Nevada takes part in National Crime Victims' Rights Week

NBC 3 Las Vegas KSNV - Las Vegas goes purple for National Crime Victims' Rights Week

NBC 3 Las Vegas (KSNV)

Fox 5 Las Vegas - National Crime Victim's RIghts Week in Nevada

Fox 5 Las Vegas (KVVU)

2018 Crime Victims Rights Week - Marsy's Law for Nevada

More than 95,000 cases of “Index Crimes” including murder, rape, robbery, property crimes, and more, were investigated across Nevada according to the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report of 2016.   Just like the suspects in criminal cases, we believe the victims of crime in Nevada deserve guaranteed rights when going through the judicial process.  That is the goal of Marsy’s Law for Nevada.  Marsy’s Law for Nevada seeks to even the scales of justice for Nevada victims with passage of a ballot Question 1 which will be voted on this Fall.

Lander County Sheriff Stands Up for Crime Victims

Lander County Sheriff Stands Up for Crime Victims

March 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Lander County Sheriff Ron Unger has joined colleagues from across Nevada in support of Marsy’s Law for Nevada/Question 1 on the November ballot. Sheriff Unger oversees law enforcement efforts across 5,500 square miles in central Nevada. The county seat and largest town is Battle Mountain, Nevada.

Elko Police Chief & District Attorney Say Yes

Elko Police Chief & County DA Say YES to Crime Victims’ Rights Question 1

March 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

It’s a “Yes Votefrom Elko city and county officials and law enforcement. Marsy’s Law for Nevada supporters are happy to announce that Elko Police Chief Ben Reed and the Elko County District Attorney, Tyler Ingram have now endorsed the crime victims’ rights effort set to be voted on this fall. They join their city and county colleagues in supporting the statewide initiative. Marsy’s Law for Nevada received earlier endorsements from Elko County Sheriff Jim Pitts, the Elko County Commission, as well as the entire Elko City Council.