Norm Withers holds a photograph of his elderly mother, taken after she was attacked and severely beaten in 1997. He started a law-and-order petition that gained so many signatures it forced a referendum in 1999. The referendum, which proposed more support for victims of crime and heavier penalties for offenders, received overwhelming support, and forced further changes to the law.
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Photograph by Ross Land
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