Scott Lively, an ardent opponent of gay
rights and a Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate, marched in South
Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday.
The parade's policy banning gay
organizations from participating has been widely criticized. Many
politicians, including Mayor Marty J. Walsh and Congressman Stephen
Lynch, skipped the parade over the policy.
Mayor Marty Walsh boycotts St. Pat's Day parade over gay exclusion.)
Lively marched with new running mate
In a statement, Lively applauded the
“The LGBT bullies, including Boston
Mayor Marty Walsh, are giving the St. Paddy's Day Parade organizers a
hard time for keeping the parade a family-friendly event, but they
are standing strong for family values and not bowing to
“The media is predictably crying
'discrimination,' but thank God the United States Supreme Court has
ruled that the parade organizers have the constitutional right to
exclude anyone they please.”
recently blamed gay people for the Ukraine crisis.