Carl Larsen

Appeals Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over Same-Sex Wedding Video

A three-judge panel ruled that the First Amendment gives the Larsens the right to choose when to speak and what to say.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N.–A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by two Minnesota filmmakers who want the right to refuse to film same-sex weddings. Carl and Angel Larsen, who run Telescope Media Group in St. Cloud, sued the state in 2016, saying Minnesota’s public accommodation law would result in steep fines and jail time if they offered services promoting only…