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HB 238 (2021)

Prohibit "gay panic defense"

Summary:
Prohibits "provocations based on a victim's actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation" from being used as a defense in manslaughter cases. In other words, this bill bans the "gay panic defense."
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