California Efforts Marsy's Law Passed

I am pleased to welcome you to Marsy’s Law for All; thank you for visiting. We are excited to be seeking bipartisan collaboration in effort to make both an efficient and effective impact on constitutional equality for victims of crimes.

We are making great strides throughout the country and look forward to working with your state. If you are interested in becoming involved or partnering with us, I would be honored for the opportunity to visit with you.

All the best,
Kathryn Carr
Director of National Outreach

Status of Marsy's Law in California

Marsy’s Law, also known as the Victims’ Rights and Protection Act of 2008, was a combined initiated Constitutional Amendment and state statute ballot initiative, known as Proposition 9, and was on the November 4, 2008, ballot. Marsy’s Law was approved by 54% of the voters.

  • To learn more about your rights in California, please visit the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) by clicking here.
Violent Crime In Your State: Did You Know?

According To Recently Released Statistics By The Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI), California Experienced 166,883 Violent Crimes In 2015.

  • In 2015, There Were 1,861 Murders And Nonnegligent Manslaughters.
  • In 2015 There Were 12,811 Rapes.
  • In 2015 There Were 52,862 Robberies.
  • In 2015 There Were 99,349 Aggravated Assaults.

Source: 2015 Crime In The United States, State Totals, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Website, 9/26/16

Resources in California

California Attorney General Victims’ Services Unit

California Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

California Victim Compensation Program

California Partnership To End Domestic Violence

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

Crime Victims Assistance Network (iCAN) Foundation

California Crime Survivors

Crime Victims United Of California

California Victims Of Crime Resource Center

Justice For Homicide Victims

Justice For Murdered Children

Families and Friends of Murder Victims

Crime Survivors

Citizens Against Homicide

Parents Of Murdered Children – Contra Costa County/East Bay Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Greater Orange County Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Inland Empire Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Monterey County Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Peninsula/South Bay Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Los Angeles Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Greater Ventura County Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – San Diego Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Sacramento Chapter