John Lennon’s widow and sons have been rebuffed in their attempt to block the use of part of the song “Imagine” in a film about intelligent design.

Southern District of New York Judge Sidney Stein ruled on June 2 that the producers of the movie “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed” were protected by the fair use doctrine in playing a 15-second excerpt from the song.

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