Hate crime law approved in Sinaloa punishable for up to 55 years

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The purpose is to grant protection to people who are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, specifically the LGBTTTIQ population (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transvestite, transsexual, intersex and queer)

Sinaloa.- The Equity, Gender, and Family Commission of the state Congress approved the ruling to penalize with 22 and up to 55 years in prison whoever commits the crime of hate crime.

And in the event that between the asset and the victim there is a marriage, common-law or some kind of relationship as work or of any superiority, the prison will be from 30 to 55 years in prison.

The commission approved to decree in the Penal Code a new criminal type in order to grant protection to people who are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, specifically to the LGBTTTIQ population (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transvestite, transsexual, intersex and queer). ).

The legal asset that is sought to protect is life.

Likewise, the protection of legal equality seeks to establish in the social order that all people have the same freedoms and rights that the Mexican State recognizes, protects, and guarantees.

In the opinion, the deputy Francisca Abelló Jordá, Pedro Alonso Villegas Lobo, Jesús Angélica Díaz Quiñónez, Flor Emilia Guerra Mena and Mónica López Hernández, president, secretary and members of the Commission, respectively, voted in favor.

Source: reaccioninformativa.com

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