Skip to comments.Vive la famille! The French rally against gay marriage
Posted on 11/18/2012 7:05:23 AM PST by SeekAndFind
American conservatives must take a close look at themselves and consider the sad state of our traditional mores: The French are doing a better job making the case for traditional marriage than is the American right. This piece from Libération tells it all. With three simple letters - PME, or "père, mère, enfant" - the protestors stated the no-nonsense, no-beating-around-the-bush reason not to legalize same-sex marriage. "Father, mother, child."
Here's a snippet with my admittedly amateurish translation (send complaints to my old high school teachers from Williamsville South High School, circa 1985):
A huge wave. Of Catholics? "No, citizens!" a man answers. Tens of thousands of people (70,000 according to the mayor's office) were arrayed this afternoon in Paris to protest against the planned law by which the government shall legalize homosexual marriage. Among them, many rightist voters, some are experiencing their first protest.
Pink balloons, spelling out: "No to gay marriage," a family touts the slogan: "A child is the result of the union of man and woman." Frigide Barjot, the one who organized the association "for sustainable humanity," as well as the call to protest, arrives in a pink mini scooter and waves the civil code, while crying out, "We represent the PME family (father, mother, child!) We are at the beginning of a movement!"
Libération estimates that the true size of the Paris crowd was probably somewhere between the mayor's estimate of 70,000 and the organizers' figure of 200,000. It was likely around 100,000, which makes me wonder, "what's going on in America?" I can't imagine 100,000 advocates of traditional marriage gathering in New York or Washington. Have French Catholics surpassed American conservatives in courage and sacrifice?
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
“Sustainable humanity.” Hunh, that almost sounds like a liberal coined term. Maybe we can do something with this. ;)
Are the mooselimbs marching?
Perhaps French Muslims are tacitly supporting gay marriage as it would then be an easy step to polygamy.
Too little, too late.
The atheistic humanists gave up God and Western traditions long ago.
Demographics is the future.
France is doomed to become just another stretch of the Caliphate.
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