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Militants hold on January 11, 2013 posters reading 'Let's protect the... News PhotoActivist,Advertisement,Billboard,City,Civil Partnership,France,French Culture,Holding,Homosexual,Horizontal,Law,Legalization,Loire-Atlantique,Militant Groups,Nantes,Paris - France,Placard,Poster,Preparation,Protest,Social Issues,WeddingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMilitants hold on January 11, 2013 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 it on a billboard 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)