Gay couple in attack mailer urges suit to advance

Staff reports Published:

You've reached your 4 FREE premium stories for this 30 day period*

To continue reading please register for FREE below.

or
*A 30 day rolling period starts the day you first visit the site.
Are you a subscriber and having trouble viewing stories?
FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2012 photo Tom Privitere, left, and his partner Brian Edwards pose at the federal courthouse in Denver with the engagement photo that was altered and used in a political campaign. The New York skyline was replaced with a winter scene. The couple and the photographer who took the photo, have filed a lawsuit over the misuse of the photograph. Attorneys for the gay couple are urging a federal court to let their lawsuit proceed despite claims that the use of the picture is protected free speech. The Southern Poverty Law Center says in a court filing in Denver federal court Monday that Edwards and Privitere are "innocent bystanders" whose copyrighted picture was stolen and misused.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, file) Photo by
Advertisement