Nevada Considers Banning ‘Gay Panic’ Defense

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/Niyazz

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The Nevada Current reports that lawmakers in the state Senate have proposed a bill to ban the so-called “gay panic” or “trans panic” defense. If passed, a defendant accused of committing a violent crime would no longer be able to introduce a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity as a defense.

Read the full story at the Nevada Current 

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