South Carolina Efforts Solid 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 South Carolina

A state Constitutional Amendment for Victims’ Rights was passed in November, 1996, and received the support of 90% of the voters.

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

  • 24,278 violent crimes committed in 2013.
  • 297 murders and non-negligent manslaughters committed in 2013.
  • 2,171 rapes committed in 2013.
  • 3,972 robberies committed in 2013.
  • 17,838 aggravated assaults committed in 2013.

 

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

Resources in South Carolina

South Carolina Attorney General Victim Assistance

South Carolina Department Of Corrections’ Victims Services

South Carolina Victim Compensation Fund

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

South Carolina Victim Assistance Network

Parents Of Murdered Children – South Carolina Chapter

Parents Of Murdered Children – Sumter Chapter