Tens of Thousands March Against Government Plans To Legalise Same-sex Marriage

Keywords

French UMP opposition right-wing party president Jean-Francois Cope... News PhotoAdult,Banner - Sign,Celebrities,Competition,Conflict,France,Government,Horizontal,Jean-François Copé,Marriage Equality,Opposition Party,Organized Group,Paris - France,Parliament Building,Participant,Political Party,Politics,President,Protest,Protestor,Right-Wing,Sash,Union for a Popular Movement,Wife,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench UMP opposition right-wing party president Jean-Francois Cope (3rdL) and his wife Nadia Hamama (2ndL), UMP member of parliament Patrick Ollier (2ndR) take part in a protest against same-sex marriage on January 13, 2013 in Paris. Tens of thousands march in Paris on January 13 to denounce government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption which have angered many Catholics and Muslims, France's two main faiths, as well as the right-wing opposition. The French parliament is to debate the bill -- one of the key electoral pledges of Socialist President -- at the end of this month. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)