"Thousands March For Marriage Equality In France As Support Surges"
Two weekends ago, the National Organization for Marriage boasted about the large protest in Paris against marriage equality, but this weekend saw a counter-response from tens of thousands of supporters. The march on Sunday included messages like “Equality of rights is not a threat” and “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity — No more, no less!”
Though Sunday’s march may not have been quite as large as the anti-gay protest, momentum certainly favors equality in France. A new poll released Saturday shows that 63 percent of French voters favor marriage equality and only 37 percent oppose it. Still, voters are a bit more divided on the question of same-sex adoption, which is one of the primary benefits marriage equality would provide.