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First French gay wedding
ABC News ^ | May 30, 2013 | Phillip Williams

Posted on 05/30/2013 9:00:45 AM PDT by Zakeet

France's first same-sex marriage has taken place amid tight security. There were protests outside the ceremony after months of opposition that saw tens of thousands take to the streets. Europe correspondent Philip Williams reports.

PHILIP WILLIAMS, REPORTER: In the southern city of Montpellier, wedding nerves are accentuated by the live broadcast across France and beyond. 150 of the world's media were there to witness the first of many gay marriages to come.

Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau said their vows before the Mayor of Montpellier.

With the law allowing all of this to happen just a day old, this was highly controversial history in the making and sealed in a time-honoured way. Police have advised the newlyweds to keep a low profile.

BRUNO BOILEAU, GROOM: Our country made a step to equality, so it's a very important moment.

PHILIP WILLIAMS: Outside the venue there were protestors, but nothing like the 150,000 opposed to gay marriage who flooded Paris streets last weekend. Montpellier's Mayor received threats ahead of the wedding.

HELENE MANDROUX, MONTPELLIER MAYOR (voiceover translation): The letter said, "Madam L'Mayor, I hope you have hired some bodyguards." It went on to say, "We will get you one day."

PHILIP WILLIAMS: The law passed by a huge majority in the French Parliament, but with widespread opposition in the community, some mayors are refusing to cooperate.

(Excerpt) Read more at abc.net.au ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: absolutemorals; france; homosexualagenda

Vincent and Bruno are married in Montpellier ...

1 posted on 05/30/2013 9:00:45 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

I’ll just bet that’s the first time for french fags getting “married”.


2 posted on 05/30/2013 9:02:43 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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3 posted on 05/30/2013 9:03:20 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Zakeet

How sis they get all the guests to fit in the bathroom? It was a crappy wedding.


4 posted on 05/30/2013 9:03:52 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: mardi59

What guy caught the boquet?


5 posted on 05/30/2013 9:07:25 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Zakeet

Gay Frenchmen... That’s redundant.


6 posted on 05/30/2013 9:07:58 AM PDT by Lexington Green (First, they came for the Tea Party...)
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To: Zakeet

....after months of opposition that saw tens of thousands take to the streets.

Liars, hundreds of thousands if not over a million people took to the streets in opposition. More people took to the streets in Paris than there are gays in the entire country.


7 posted on 05/30/2013 9:07:58 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Conserev1

What guy caught the boquet?

****

The one standing on the toilet. :)


8 posted on 05/30/2013 9:09:15 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Zakeet
Did this guy officiate?


9 posted on 05/30/2013 9:11:03 AM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Zakeet

I thought ALL French weddings were “gay”.


10 posted on 05/30/2013 9:17:59 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: Zakeet

I wish American conservatives were as bold and fearless in their expression.


11 posted on 05/30/2013 9:27:59 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Lexington Green
"Gay Frenchmen... That’s redundant."

Actually, not. France has bigger % of of people who are vocally opposed to "gay" "marriage" than does the USA.

12 posted on 05/30/2013 9:30:01 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
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I’ve been quite impressed by the massive size of the French anti-gay marriage protests. They even had one this past weekend, AFTER the socialists had already passed it. True, their opposition seems to come from a slightly different vein than in the US... more of a nationalistic preservation of culture and character.

Would love to see the same thing here in America, but I’m afraid America just no longer has any cohesive culture or national character to preserve and protect, other than a diffuse pallate of ‘pop’ degeneracy and nihilism, which further encourages the race down to the bottom of the sewer.


13 posted on 05/30/2013 9:38:03 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Zakeet

They are no more married now than they were before the ceremony. Just a couple of Butt bandits playing at perverted sex.


14 posted on 05/30/2013 9:44:34 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Lexington Green
Gay Frenchmen?...
15 posted on 05/30/2013 9:52:00 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Zakeet

Personally speaking, I’m shocked at the opposition to gay marriage in France. I would have thought they’d be the last country on earth to oppose gay marriage. I guess they’re “Catholic” only on that one issue.


16 posted on 05/30/2013 10:48:26 AM PDT by floridavoter2
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To: Zakeet

Now,pardon me while I go puke.

17 posted on 05/30/2013 11:15:34 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Zakeet

Oui, oui.

Time to mount up and ride off to Loveland.

Now we who were referred to as perverted because one of us gets his pleasure by sticking his pee-pee up the other’s poo-poo are now just a regular married couple.

When shi- on a shingle is served up it is exactly that.


18 posted on 05/30/2013 12:04:04 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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