Twinkie Defense Case Study

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In November 27th, 1978, Mayor Moscone and Harvey Milk was murdered by Dan White, resulting in “Twinkie Defense” and “The White Night’s Riot”. The “Twinkie Defense” was created by White’s lawyer, claiming that the junk food consumed by Dan made him angry. On May 21st , 1979, Castro’s LGBTQ+ community protested outside of City Hall soon after hearing of White’s downgraded and short punishment, but it escalated into “White Night’s Riot” after one hundred and thirty are injured from violence. During Milk’s time in office, Dan White attempted but failed to prevent “Gay Rights Bill” happening, in February 10th,
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