Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

Currently, Massachusetts does not have a victims’ rights Amendment to its Constitution.

  • To learn more about your rights in Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts there were:

  • 27,667 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 137 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 2,718 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 6,706 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 18,106 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

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

Resources in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Attorney General Victim Services

Massachusetts Executive Office Of Public Safety And Security Victims Services

Massachusetts Victims Of Violent Crime Compensation Program

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault And Domestic Violence (Jane Doe Inc.)

Victim Rights Law Center

Parents Of Murdered Children – Merrimack Valley Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter