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Vermont to become 13th US state to ban ‘senseless’ gay and trans panic defences. Only 37 more to go


https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/04/22/vermont-gay-trans-panic-defence-senate-ban-brian-campion/


Pink News by Josh Milton on April 22, 2021

Vermont is on track to become the 13th US state to ban the outdated and abhorrent gay and trans panic defences.

The Vermont Senate unanimously voted Wednesday (21 April) to sign a state measure that will stop defendants from citing a victim’s sexuality or gender, perceived or otherwise, to justify the killing of queer people.
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Part of me is outraged that this defense was every allowed.
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