Aldermen To Reconsider Pride Parade

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – The controversial vote to deny a request to hold a Starkville Pride Parade will be reconsidered.

The latest agenda published for Tuesday’s Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting lists reconsideration of the request as an agenda item.

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Controversy has swirled since four aldermen voted to deny the request to hold the March 24th parade in Downtown Starkville.

The four opposed did not take part in the debate during the meeting and have not said why they denied the permit.

A federal lawsuit has been filed seeking to get the board to overturn its ruling or have a judge issue an injunction allowing the parade to take place.