Marsy’s Law 2.0 Still Has Many Serious Problems

Marsy’s Law 2.0 Still Has Many Serious Problems

Marsy’s Law 2.0 (SJR102) was introduced on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, and it corrects some of the major problems with the original Marsy’s Law proposal (SJR101) by removing entirely the ambiguous and undefined right to “reasonable protection from the accused.”...
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Marsy’s Law Tramples “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Underfoot

Marsy’s Law Tramples “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Underfoot

The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal will create a brand new constitutional right to “reasonable protection” against “the accused” (not just those who are convicted) for “crime victims” including those who ...
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Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

1. It creates broad new rights which do not apply to all people. The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal (SJR101) would create an entirely new constitutional right “to reasonable protection from the accused and those acting on behalf of t...
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Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

The backers of “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” claim that their proposal to modify Idaho’s Constitution will “provide additional rights to crime victims.” On the surface, this may sound like a good idea, but it has several dangerous...
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