Last November, Illinois voters recognized the significance in passing the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights constitutional amendment, also known as Marsy’s Law for Illinois. The ballot measure received 2.7 million votes, making it the highest vote total of any question or candidate on the ballot.
Springfield, Ill • Family members of murder victims arrived in Springfield today to support a change to the Illinois Constitution, which would further protect the rights of crime victims and their families.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Senate today approved a proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution — Marsy's Law for Illinois — that would expand and enforce the right of victims and their families to participate more fully in criminal justice proceedings. Crime victims, their families and other victims' rights advocates hailed the approval as a historic moment.