The injunction, which is part of a lawsuit by men injured at the event in 2013, and 2015 aims to prevent the festival at Civic Center Plaza.READ MORE: Vegetation Fire Shuts Down Hwy 146, Prompts Evacuation of Pinnacles National Park In Monterey County
Attorney Ryan Lapine said that the party has outgrown its place.
“This essentially is the Ford Pinto case, where an organization after years of shootings, have been told by the police that this event cannot be held here, or people will be hurt. And they held it there anyway,” Lapine said.READ MORE: South Bay Surfer Helping To Clean Up Beaches In Half Moon Bay, South Africa
Sam Singer spoke for San Francisco Pride, and said the event has been held for 45 years with relatively few incidents.
“It’s very safe. It has the strong support of the LGBT community as well as the San Francisco Police Department. This lawsuit is frivolous, and I would consider it a junk lawsuit. We don’t believe it has any standing, or that it will be successful,” Singer said.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims Remembered on Somber 2nd Anniversary;
The celebration is scheduled for June 25th and 26th.