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KNPR State of Nevada: Marsy's Law Advocates Say Nevada Needs Expanded Rights For Victims

*Courtesy of KNPR's State of Nevada 

The first question Nevada voters will see on their ballots deals with victim’s rights.  

It’s known as Marsy’s Law.  

Nevada is one of five states considering the measure that promises an array of rights for victims, including broadening the definition of what it means to be a victim.  

Kelsey Grammer Ad for Question 1

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October 22, 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Five-time Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer shares the heartbreak his family faced after his father and sister were murdered in a new “Yes on Question 1” advertising campaign now airing across Nevada. The new ad will run on cable and broadcast stations as well as online and digital platforms. In this ad Grammer asks Nevada voters to support expanded rights for victims of crime by voting YES on Question 1. The measure would provide guaranteed, enforceable rights for crime victims in the state constitution, while keeping protections already given to defendants accused of crimes.

https://youtu.be/0TaIDEi98YA

U.S. Representative Jacky Rosen Endorses Question 1

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October 19, 2018  ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce the support of United States Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV 03). As voters across Nevada prepare to cast their ballots with the start of Early Voting this Saturday, the Congresswoman joins the call for expanded rights for victims of crime. In her endorsement of Question 1, she unites with more than 200 leaders across Nevada including city and county officials, law enforcement agencies and organizations, legal experts, advocacy groups, and political leaders who believe it is time to provide guaranteed rights and protections to victims of crime.