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: Eye On Earth: Battle Lines Set Over Proposal To Drill For Natural Gas in Suisun Marsh
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: California GOP Ready For Battle As Newsom Recall Looking Likely
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: Police Arrest Santa Rosa Man After Butane Explosion Rips Through Parking Lot
The celebration is scheduled for June 25th and 26th.