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France's Family Values Row: Bitter Backlash Against Same-Sex Marriage (part 2)

Eight months after same-sex marriage became the law of the land in France, they're still demonstrating. Police say there were tens of thousands in the streets of Paris and Lyon on Sunday, all marching against what they term the Socialist government's "familyphobia". This time, unlike last week's protests, it was peaceful. But which way is the pendulum swinging on social values in France?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

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Jean Marc SANCHEZ

Lawyer, Paris Bar, Franco-Hispanic Commission

Franck MARGAIN

Vice President of the Christian Democratic Party

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Director of publications, YAGG Magazine

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Historian, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne

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