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Marsy’s Law could strengthen victims’ rights in North Carolina

 North Carolina’s momentum continues to grow in support of legislation to strengthen victims’ rights statewide coinciding with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 8-14).

The Marsy’s Law for North Carolina campaign is building support for a constitutional amendment to strengthen language in the state constitution — giving crime victims an equal level of protection already given to the accused and convicted.

To date, almost 40 local and county governments have issued proclamations in support of the legislation and 61 of the state’s sheriffs have individually supported Marsy’s Law. 

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By Frances Bacon Guest Writer

Clay County Progress

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