New York Becomes The Sixth State to Bar Gay & Transgender ‘Panic’ Defenses for Murder

New York Becomes The Sixth State to Bar Gay & Transgender ‘Panic’ Defenses for Murder

New York Becomes The Sixth State to Bar Gay & Transgender ‘Panic’ Defenses for Murder

The admission of a hate crime should never be an excuse for it. The New York legislators have passed a ban on Wednesday, barring the use of “gay panic” and “transgender panic” defenses in murder cases within the state. Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill. With this move, New […]

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