Some 340,000 people opposed to President Fran√ßois Hollande‚Äôs plan to legalise gay marriage took to the streets of Paris on Sunday in a bid to organise one of the French capital‚Äôs biggest protest rallies in years.
Demonstrators from all over France hired coaches and high-speed trains to join a hybrid coalition of Catholic groups, backers of traditional family rights and political conservatives ‚Äď including the far-right National Front. Muslim groups and even homosexuals opposed to same-sex marriage were also taking part in Sunday‚Äôs march.
The protest‚Äôs eccentric leader, comedian Frigide Barjot, has vowed to thwart the government‚Äôs planned ‚Äúmarriage for all‚ÄĚ with a ‚Äúdemo for all‚ÄĚ, which she says is aimed at ‚Äúprotecting‚ÄĚ children....
I hope that the few actual Christians in France are passing out the Gospel of John booklets (in French) or trying to lead them up The Roman Road to this large mass of made of mostly non-Christians. Considering the problem of Clerical Celibacy which infects the Romish Church, and leads to such things as acceptance of queer marriages, they would have a much greater impact on France if they were Christian. Anyway, for the Jews who are in France that may be protesting making queer marriages legal --and for anyone who isn't, I pass along this article, Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage.