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St. Patrick's parade a political quandary

Candidates weigh exclusion of gays versus exposure

In 1995, the US Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the Saint Patrick's Day parade organizers' right to exclude gay groups. In 1995, the US Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the Saint Patrick's Day parade organizers' right to exclude gay groups. (Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff/file 2008)
By John C. Drake
Globe Staff / March 13, 2009

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Candidates for mayor in Boston have had to decide on whether to march in Sunday's annual Saint Patrick's Day parade in South Boston, a decision that could have political implications. (Full article: 743 words)

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