Voters to decide crime victim rights amendment

Pennsylvania voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment on crime victim rights in the Nov. 5 election

Pennsylvania voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment on crime victim rights in the Nov. 5 election.

The question reads, “Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to grant certain rights to crime victims, including to be treated with fairness, respect and dignity; considering their safety in bail proceedings; timely notice and opportunity to take part in public proceedings; reasonable protection from the accused; right to refuse discovery requests made by the accused; restitution and return of property; proceedings free from delay; and to be informed of these rights, so they can enforce them?”

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