Suffolk in the City: St. Patrick's Day parade controversy

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March 6, 2014, 8:40 am
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(NECN) – MassEquality says it's disappointed with Tuesday’s decision by organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick's Day Parade to continue banning LGBT individuals from marching openly in the parade.

On Tuesday, parade organizers announced discussions with MassEquality had ended, saying the group tried to enter the parade under false pretenses, and that LGBT Veterans For Equality, an affiliate of Mass Equality, was not a recognized veterans' organization.

For a look into how local college students are reacting to the controversy, we were joined by Student Reporter Daveson Perez.

Tags: Boston, Parade, Suffolk, controversy, St Patricks day, LGBT, Daveson Perez
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