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Gay marriage opponents flood Paris streets in protest

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Hundreds of thousands of protestors flooded the streets of Paris on Sunday in protest at government plans to legalise gay marriage and adoption. 

A child holds a banner reading "Made with a mother and a father" during a protest organised by French far-right party Front national (FN) party against same-sex marriage on January 13, 2013 in Paris. Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Paris in protest at government plans to legalise gay marriage and adoption.

With the proposed legislation due to go before parliament at the end of this month, opponents travelled from all over France for a demonstration supported by leaders of the mainstream centre-right opposition, the Catholic church and France's five-million-strong Muslim community.

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