posted on May, 26 2013 @ 01:39 PM
News story was on Yahoo! News for a few moments, before being scrubbed
"They are rallying against the law recently signed by President Francois Hollande, following heated debates.
Officials have warned that violent hardliners could infiltrate the rally, but it has so far been peaceful.
Fifty protesters were arrested on Saturday evening for blocking the capital's Champs-Elysees avenue.
France is now the ninth country in Europe, and 14th globally, to legalise gay marriage.
But French people have been bitterly divided over the issue. On Tuesday, a far-right historian shot himself dead in Notre Dame Cathedral, leaving
messages in which he denounced gay marriage."