Iowa Efforts No Rights

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 Iowa

Iowa does not have a victims’ rights Amendment to its Constitution.

  • To learn more about your rights in Iowa, please visit the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) by clicking here.
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 state of Iowa there were:

  • 8,388 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 43 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 1,083 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 939 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 6,323 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.


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

Resources in Iowa

Iowa Attorney General Crime Victim Assistance Division

Iowa Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

Iowa Crime Victims Compensation Program

Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault