I’ve always argued that any organization that obtains a parade permit should have the right to bar participation by any group it doesn’t want.


Organizers of a civil rights march, for example, should have the right to bar the Ku Klux Klan from formally having a unit in the event.


In such cases, the offending group can get its own permit and hold its own parade.


However, I think THIS SITUATION in Boston is just pure bigotry, especially considering that the people being shunned are U.S. military veterans:


The Boston Beer Company, which produces Sam Adams beer, has pulled its ...

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I’ve always argued that any organization that obtains a parade permit should have the right to bar participation by any group it doesn’t want.

Organizers of a civil rights march, for example, should have the right to bar the Ku Klux Klan from formally having a unit in the event.

In such cases, the offending group can get its own permit and hold its own parade.

However, I think THIS SITUATION in Boston is just pure bigotry, especially considering that the people being shunned are U.S. military veterans:

The Boston Beer Company, which produces Sam Adams beer, has pulled its ...

Read more