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US: Congress Introduces Bill to Outlaw Gay/Trans ‘Panic’ Defence

US: Congress Introduces Bill to Outlaw Gay/Trans ‘Panic’ Defence

The Matthew Shepard Foundation has welcomed the introduction of the Gay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019. On June 5th, Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) introduced bills in the United States’ Senate and House of Representatives, that would do away with the use of the gay and trans […]