Minnesota filmmakers to appeals court: Don’t allow govt to control our stories

From CBA Online:

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a pair of Minnesota filmmakers filed their opening brief on appeal in a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows the government to control the stories they tell. The law allows Minnesota to punish Carl and Angel Larsen and the company they own, Telescope Media Group, with fines and jail time if they create wedding films consistent with their faith while declining to create wedding films promoting contrary views.

From Alliance Defending Freedom:

ST. LOUIS – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a pair of Minnesota filmmakers filed their opening brief on appeal Friday in a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows the government to control the stories they tell. The law allows Minnesota to punish the Larsens with fines and jail time if they create wedding films consistent with their faith while declining to create wedding films promoting contrary views.

Carl and Angel Larsen and the company they own, Telescope Media Group, asked a federal district court for an injunction that would suspend enforcement of the law against them while their case proceeds. The court denied that request and instead ruled in favor of the state’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which means the Larsens have to continue censoring their own speech about marriage to avoid violating the law. The Larsens then appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and are asking it to reinstate their lawsuit. More.

Reality check: Christians who vote for progressive government, in the United States or Canada, will certainly get more of it.

See also: News of CBC shaming large families reaches the States Reality check: How can I tell Brandon Morse that Canadians are generally so supine that large families vote Liberal and continue to fund the CBC that promotes shaming them?

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