State Laws and Legislation

Wisconsin Hate Crimes Law

Gender identity protected? No
No provision of Wisconsin law explicitly addresses violence based on gender identity.

Sexual orientation protected? Yes

Wisconsin hate crimes law explicitly addresses violence based on sexual orientation. Wis. Stat. §939.645 (2002).


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Updated: Tue, March 13, 2007 - 11:00:04