November 20, 2017
Salem-News.com Transgender articles
Salem-News.com (Jun-13-2017 23:10)
Historic Sentencing for Gang Member who Killed Transgender WomanSpecial to Salem-News.com
Vallum had two options: he could flee or save face with the gang by killing Williamson.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
A federal prosecution under a 2009 hate crime law resulted in a lengthy prison sentence last month for a Mississippi gang member who killed a 17-year-old transgender woman—and set an important precedent that could benefit other transgender victims.