PHILADELPHIA, MISS.: On Thursday, August 1, Speaker Philip Gunn will be
joined by elected officials and victims’ rights advocates to formally kick off the
statewide campaign for Marsy’s Law for Mississippi at the Neshoba County
Fair, Cabin 211, at 12:40 p.m.
JUNE 19, 2019, JACKSON, MISS.: Four Mississippi Mayors have officially
endorsed the passage of Marsy’s Law in Mississippi, including Laurel Mayor
Johnny Magee. Marsy’s Law seeks to amend the state constitution to give
crime victims an equal level of constitutional protections, no less vigorous,
than those afforded to the accused and convicted.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2019, JACKSON, MISS.: In a recent poll, results show that
Mississippi voters overwhelmingly support Marsy’s Law as a state
Constitutional Amendment. This poll was conducted by two prominent
polling firms working in Mississippi: Republican Public Opinion Strategies and
Democratic Chism Strategies. Together, the two surveyed 500 registered
Mississippi voters between September 5th – 8th. The poll has a margin of error
Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), pictured with Marsy's Law campaigner Danica Key Thompson, receives the Victims Rights Award.