Marsy’s Law Rally at Kentucky State Capitol Friday

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April 11, 2018

 

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MARSY’S LAW RALLY AT KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL FRIDAY

Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment for crime victims’ rights, heads to the ballot this November

 

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Marsy’s Law will be hosting a celebration at the Kentucky State Capitol on Friday, April 13 at 12pm to kick off the Marsy’s Law statewide voter campaign and celebrate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Marsy’s Law is a constitutional amendment that if adopted by voters in November, would create a Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights in the Kentucky Constitution. 

The widely supported, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville was the first bill to pass during the 2018 General Assembly. The amendment will ensure crime victims are treated fairly and afforded rights equal to the accused during the judicial process. 

WHAT: Rally for Marsy’s Law and National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 

WHO: Testimony will be provided by:

  • Jennifer Nime-Palumbo, WKYT Anchor & Crime Victim/Survivor (Emcee)
  • Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Marsy’s Law Bill Sponsor
  • Steve Gold, Henderson Co. Atty & President of the KY County Attorneys Association
  • Ashlea Christiansen, Marsy’s Law for Kentucky State Director
  • Alana Insko-Kelley, Victims’ Advocate

WHEN: Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00 PM EST                                     

WHERE: Kentucky State Capitol

Back Terrace (Between Capitol and Capitol Annex)

700 Capital Ave

Frankfort, Ky. 40601

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