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Ohio FOP Endorses State Issue 1

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed State Issue 1, the equal rights for crime victims constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law.

Ohio’s largest law-enforcement union joins the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, 13 county prosecutors, 22 individual county sheriffs and Attorney General Mike DeWine in supporting State Issue 1.

Victim of Violent Crime Shares Her Heartbreaking Story in New Issue 1 Ad

COLUMBUS - The Yes on State Issue 1 campaign took to the airwaves this week with its second major television advertisement asking Ohio voters to support the Ohio crime victim bill of rights known as Marsy’s Law.

The spot emphasizes how crime victims sometimes have their privacy rights violated by spotlighting the case of Ronda Blankenship, an Akron crime victim whose family was murdered on New Year’s Eve 2013. During the subsequent trials of the killers, Blankenship was forced to turn over her personal diary, social media passwords and medical records despite a lack of relevance to the defense’s case.

Yes on State Issue 1 launches ad campaign

COLUMBUS - The Yes on State Issue 1 campaign took to the airwaves this week with its first major television advertisement asking Ohio voters to support the Ohio crime victim bill of rights known as Marsy’s Law.

Poll: Ohioans Overwhelmingly Support State Issue 1

Columbus – A new poll released today shows State Issue 1, the victims’ rights constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law, enjoys overwhelming support from Ohio voters in all regions of the state.

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AG Mike DeWine to Co-Chair State Issue 1

Columbus – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will serve as a co-chair for Yes on State Issue 1, the victims’ rights constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law, the campaign announced today.

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Ohio Law Enforcement Officials Unite Behind State Issue 1

Columbus – Dozens of sheriffs, police chiefs and county prosecutors across Ohio have endorsed State Issue 1, the equal rights for crime victims constitutional amendment known as Marsy’s Law.

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Marsy’s Law for Ohio Qualifies for General Election Ballot

COLUMBUS – Marsy’s Law for Ohio, the crime victims’ bill of rights constitutional amendment, will be on the fall 2017 statewide ballot, according to the Ohio Secretary of State. 

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Marsy’s Law Submits 560,000 Signatures Seeking Ballot Access for Equal Constitutional Protections for Crime Victims

COLUMBUS - Marsy’s Law for Ohio, the crime victims’ bill of rights amendment, today submitted more than 560,000 signatures to the Ohio secretary of state. The proposed constitutional amendment needs 305,591 valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

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Marsy’s Law for Ohio Receives Bipartisan Support From State Lawmakers

COLUMBUS – Marsy’s Law for Ohio is proud to announce a bipartisan coalition of state lawmakers has joined our movement to enshrine equal rights for crime victims in the Ohio Constitution this November.

Marsy’s Law for Ohio kicks off ballot campaign for crime victim bill of rights

COLUMBUS - A coalition of crime victims, advocates, prosecutors and law-enforcement officials united Wednesday in pushing for the passage of Marsy’s Law for Ohio, a crime victims’ bill of rights.