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Riot Police Clash With Anti-Marriage Equality Protesters Over France’s Equality Bill

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Protests in France turned violent on Tuesday when anti-marriage equality demonstrators faced off with riot police. Stones, bottles, and iron bars were turned into weapons forcing the police to use teargas against the protestors. The violence came less than a day after the country approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage and gay adoption.

“I’ll keep going to the protests, I don’t give in,” Claire Baron, a mother of two, told the CBC. “The bill is not effective yet, the president of the Republic must listen to our voices. We are here to defend family values. Children need a mom and a dad.”

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The demonstrations were not limited to the country’s capital. Violent protests were also reported in Lyon where 14 people were arrested. There have been no reports of injuries to any passers or the police.

While the Parliament did approve the bill, it has one final step before it becomes law: A signature from President Francious Hollande. The president gave his formal approval late last year and the First Lady has vocalized her support for the bill as well.

[Photos: CBC; H/T PinkNews]

By:           Stacy Lambe
On:           Apr 24, 2013
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  • 6 Comments
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      LOLOL… a person really has to wonder what shining examples these rioting Mommies and Daddies are at home. I would imagine they give their kids a ‘spanking’ good time! Hypocrites! LOLOL!

      Apr 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bledoutcolor
      bledoutcolor

      You just know they’re gonna compare these riots to the Stonewall Riots and say that they are the victims.

      Excepts the Stonewall Riots happened BECAUSE of oppression, while the French Marriage Riots are occurring because they are LOSING the ability to BE oppressive. Not that that will stop the media from bashing us gays for being a police state yardage yardage poor Christians being oppressed by the gays etc.

      Someone should take their martyr card and shove it up their collective a**.
      (I’m not gonna link to and give traffic to the articles accusing the gays of masterminding these policy riot raids, even accusing the gays DIRECTLY of throwing tear gas at children [you read that right] but if you really MUST you can google it. Its getting frickin ridiculous, and NOM and their cohorts are having a field day with it since they have pretty much lost the battle on US soil.)

      Apr 24, 2013 at 10:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bledoutcolor
      bledoutcolor

      You just know they’re gonna compare these riots to the Stonewall Riots and say that they are the victims.

      Excepts the Stonewall Riots happened BECAUSE of oppression, while the French Marriage Riots are occurring because they are LOSING the ability to BE oppressive. Not that that will stop the media from bashing us gays for being a police state yadda yadda poor Christians being oppressed by the gays etc.

      Someone should take their martyr card and shove it up their collective a**.
      (I’m not gonna link to and give traffic to the articles accusing the gays of masterminding these policy riot raids, even accusing the gays DIRECTLY of throwing tear gas at children [you read that right] but if you really MUST you can google it. Its getting frickin ridiculous, and NOM and their cohorts are having a field day with it since they have pretty much lost the battle on US soil.)

      Apr 24, 2013 at 10:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bledoutcolor
      bledoutcolor

      Please delete the first post. Didn’t mean to double post. Tablets are the devil. Also that was supposed to say police riot, not policy riot.

      Apr 24, 2013 at 10:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aaron in Honolulu
      Aaron in Honolulu

      We’re gonna hear noisy whining for a brief moment, then it will subside. Just like when spoiled children don’t get their way.

      Apr 24, 2013 at 11:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DOFEK
      DOFEK

      Once a FROG, always a FROG, just to remind you that France, is not a democratic country!. The fucking Catholic chirch Corrupted their brain that not much there any way. AdamHomo

      Apr 25, 2013 at 12:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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