DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A porn convention has made good on its threat to sue the City of Dallas.READ MORE: Russ Martin, Longtime North Texas Radio Personality, Found Dead At Frisco Home
Director of the Exxxotica Expo, Jay Handy, said they have filed a temporary injunction against the city to get use of the convention center in May.
“When the council decided to vote with their belief system and not necessarily the law, this is what happens. And unfortunately the only people that are going to pay for this are the citizens of Dallas,” he said.
Council members narrowly voted to ban the event from the Dallas Convention Center.READ MORE: Dallas County Reports 570 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths Saturday
The resolution prevents the city from signing a contract with Three Expo Events, the company that’s trying to hold the Exxxotica Expo in Dallas again.
Attorneys for Exxxotica said organizers have a right to free speech and should not be banned from holding the expo at the convention center.
CBS11 has reached out to the City of Dallas for comment and is waiting to hear back.MORE NEWS: Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler Dies At 82
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