California Assembly passes bill to ban use of "trans panic" and "gay panic" defenses
A new bill that would ban people from using the "trans panic" or "gay panic" defenses in court passed California's State Assembly, and is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
San Antonio passes non-discrimination protections for LGBT residents
Yesterday, the city of San Antonio, Texas, passed an ordinance to protect LGBT residents from discrimination in city employment and contracts, housing, public office, and public accommodation.