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Once signed by Jared Polis, Colorado will become the eleventh state to ban the use of the defense tactic
On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law prohibiting the use of “gay or trans panic” defenses by criminal defendants accused...
Tactic is used to justify a defendant's violent reaction to discovering a victim's LGBTQ identity
Bill prohibits defendants from attempting to justify violent crimes committed against LGBTQ people