Parade goers and protestors and LGBT groups lined the parade route on Fifth Avenue. This year GAYS were allowed to march…………but there were plenty of Christians and Catholics holding up their signs in protest.
FILE- In this March 17, 2015 file photo, protesters hold signs protesting the exclusion of LGBT groups during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York. A year after a limited easing of the parade’s prohibition on gay groups, organizers now have opened the lineup more broadly to include activists who protested the ban for years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Parade goers watch as matching bands make their way up 5th Avenue during the 252th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors demonstrate advocating for the inclusion of gay marchers in the 254th New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade as parade marchers make their way up 5th Avenue in the Manhattan Borough of New York, March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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