Myth: This proposal will infringe upon the rights of the accused.

Fact: Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin seeks to provide victims with rights that are equal to those of the accused – nothing more, nothing less. Our bipartisan legislation will not infringe upon the rights of the accused, it will simply give victims equal legal footing as a judge is evaluating a victim’s rights against those of the defendant. In fact, our legislation states that it is “not intended to and may not be interpreted to supersede a defendant’s federal constitutional rights…”

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