PHOTOS: France's Government Worried By Violent Antigay Backlash

In recent days a gay bar has been trashed, a gay man brutally beaten, threats sent to politicians and antigay protests turned more heated.

BY Lucas Grindley

April 18 2013 12:50 PM ET

The protest came only a few hours after the second reading of France's landmark bill allowing gay marriage at the French National Assembly. Final approval is expected on April 23 under a fast-track measure that limits debate to 25 hours.

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