Legal Brief: Photographer Sues Virginia, Says Law Could 'Force' Him to Shoot Same-Sex Weddings

By David Schonauer   Friday July 10, 2020

Virginia-based photographer Chris Herring has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that the state’s new anti-discrimination law infringes on his first amendment rights. The photographer objects to shooting same-sex weddings on religious grounds and believes the new law could “force” him to either work with same-sex couples or face bankruptcy. Avery similar suit was filed by a different photographer in Kentucky last November, notes PetaPixel. Both photographers are being represented by the conservative “Alliance for Defending Freedom.”

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