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Over 100,000 march against gay marriage in France: police

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, November 17, 2012 13:33 EDT
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Pro LGBT marchers in Toulouse France via AFP
 
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More than a hundred thousand people attended rallies across France Saturday in protest at plans to legalize gay marriage, according to police figures obtained by AFP.

In Paris alone, 70,000 people turned out at one rally, said police — organisers put the figure at 200,000 — while another 22,000 protested in the southeastern city of Lyon, said police, and up to 8,000 in the southern city of Marseille.

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