D.C. Council Committee Approves Bill To Ban LGBTQ Panic Defense

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Leonid Andronov
Photo courtesy of BigStock/Leonid Andronov

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Leonid Andronov


The Washington Blade reports that the D.C. Council’s Judiciary and Public Safety Committee voted unanimously on Monday to approve a bill supported by LGBTQ activists that bans the use of the so-called gay and transgender panic defense in criminal trials, clearing the way for the expected passage of the legislation by the full Council in December.

Read the full story at the Washington Blade 

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