Anti-Gay Group Sued for Using Gay Couple's Wedding Photo in Attack Ad

'Defilement of a beautiful moment'

Another day, another Republican political campaign running into copyright issues. The Southern Poverty Law Center is suing an anti-gay group—called the Public Advocate of the United States, of all things—for using a gay couple's wedding photograph without permission to attack a Colorado state senator's stance on gay marriage. "This case is about the defilement of a beautiful moment by a group known for demonizing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community," says SPLC deputy legal director Christine P.

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