A memorial for Mark Carson, a gay man recently killed in New York. Should his killer be allowed to justify his actions due to "Gay Panic"?
Supporters are now helping to
In 1998, 22-year-old Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and murdered by two men for being gay. In their court proceedings, the defendants claimed innocence by using the "gay panic" defense. This declaration of "gay panic" claimed that the perpetrators were temporarily insane and out of control of their actions due to sexual advances that were made by the victim. Despite their claim, the two…
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