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Effort to keep Marsy’s Law on ballot continues

AG files motion in court fight.

Lawmakers sent Marsy’s Law to ballot, override vetoes

Kentucky lawmakers have finished work on a proposal that would add a series of crime victims' rights to the state's Constitution.

Bill to expand victims’ rights passes in the Senate

The Senate has passed a bill expanding the rights of crime victims in Kentucky.

Supporters of Marsy’s Law want KY Supreme Court to rehear case

Marsy's Law for Kentucky is asking the court allow the question be placed on the 2020 ballot with the full text of the proposed amendment available to voters at each precinct.

KY Supreme Court strikes down Marsy’s Law

On Thursday, the Kentucky Supreme Court upheld that decision, saying the language on the ballot was too vague and that the full text of the amendment should have been presented to voters.

Kentucky justices review ‘Marsy’s Law’ ballot language

Kentucky justices review 'Marsy's Law' ballot language

Actor Kelsey Grammer advocates for Marsy’s Law in statewide ad campaign

Kelsey Grammer is encouraging voters in Kentucky to support Marsy’s Law.

Kentucky senator appeals ‘Marsy’s Law’ ruling

A Kentucky state senator has appealed a judge's ruling not to certify results of a constitutional referendum next month.

Kentucky judge blocks certification of ‘Marsy’s Law’ vote

A judge has ordered election officials in Kentucky not to certify the results of an upcoming referendum on whether to change the state's constitution to guarantee the rights of crime victims.

Judge to decide ‘Marsy’s Law’ ballot question in Kentucky

A judge says he will rule in the next 10 days on whether the state's constitution can be changed with a vote on Marsy's Law.

Victims’ rights bill passes Kentucky Senate, moves to House

An amendment that would add a victims' bill of rights to the state constitution has passed in the Kentucky Senate, and will now move to the Kentucky House. 

Marsy’s Law: Seeking rights for crime victims

Kentucky is one of only 14 states without constitutional rights for crime victims.

Kentucky Baptist Convention endorses Marsy’s Law

Kentucky Baptist Convention comes out in support of Marsy's Law, which aims to change Kentucky's constitution to give crime victims more of a voice in the judicial process and the right to be made aware of upcoming hearings or changes in their offenders' status.

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