Friday, March 11, 2005

TRO Granted in USA Next Lawsuit

The homophobic bullies at USA Next are only now beginning to understand how far over the line they stepped with that appalling anti-AARP "agenda" ad.

The couple suing the group won a Temporary Restraining Order to keep USA Next from using their picture again.

The AP reports:

The Internet ad showed a photo of a soldier with a red X over him and, next to it, a photo of two tuxedoed men kissing, with a green check mark over them. The photo was taken by the Portland Tribune on March 3, 2004, the day Multnomah County began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

"We took the banner ad down before we even learned that these gentlemen claimed that their picture had been misused. We have not used their picture since then. We do not intend to do so," USA Next Chairman Charlie Jarvis said after the judge's ruling.
If this is the truth, why did Jarvis have his lawyers fight the TRO in the first place?