A huge crowd of protesters demonstrated against gay marriage in Paris yesterday. Depending on who was doing the estimating, between 340,000 and 1.3 million people took part in the demonstration. François Hollande’s socialist government is standing firm, however, and says it intends to implement the new institution by June.
In other news, for the third night in a row race-based violence has erupted in Logan, a southern suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Groups of Pacific Islanders and Aborigines vandalized cars and fought each other in the streets. There’s no word on which side, if any, is considered to be racists in such circumstances.
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