One of the items on your ballot this April (or now if you are voting early) deals with a somewhat controversial amendment to the state’s constitution that supporters of the referendum claim will enhance and protect victim’s rights. On the surface, this sounds great, but there are also opponents of the measure. In the media, it is called Marsy’s Law.

If you want to understand both sides of the argument, check out this 2018 article from the Pew Charitable Trusts website. 

If you want to know more about this, you can Google it and you will find a wealth of information that presents both sides.

Here is an article that describes how in Pennsylavia the ACLU and the League of Women Voters sued to prevent it being placed on the ballot.

View a PBS segment on the law.

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