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Militants gather on January 11, 2013 around posters reading 'Let's... News PhotoAdvertisement,Billboard,City,France,French Culture,Horizontal,Legalization,Loire-Atlantique,Militant Groups,Nantes,Paris - France,Poster,Protest,Social IssuesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMilitants gather on January 11, 2013 around posters reading 'Let's protect the civil marriage' and advertising for the national demonstration to be held in Paris on January 13 against the legalisation of gay marriage, prior to sticking them on billboards in the French western city of Nantes. Plans by France's Socialist government to extend marriage and adoption rights to gay couples have proven deeply divisive, igniting fierce protests from opponents including Catholic and Muslim leaders, with a new mass rally planned in Paris for January 13. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)