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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 District of Columbia

The District of Columbia does not have a sovereign Constitution.

  • To learn more about your rights in the District of Columbia, please visit the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) by clicking here.
Victims' Stories

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Violent Crime In Your State: Did You Know?

Did you know, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) most recent “Crime in the United States” report, that in the District of Columbia there were:

  • 8,406 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 103 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 395 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 4,078 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 3,830 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.


Source: Crime in the United States, By State, 2013, Federal Bureau of Investigation website.

Resources in District of Columbia

Washington D.C. Crime Victims Compensation Program

Network For Victim Recovery Of D.C. (NVRDC)

D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence

D.C. Crime Victims Resource Center

D.C. Rape Crisis Center