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The anti-abortion parade in Paris against the extension of the legal duration

2022-01-16T17:42:35.666Z

According to the organizers, some 20,000 people took part in this "March for Life", which is held every year in January. The police headquarters counted around 4,500 demonstrators.



Several thousand people opposed to abortion marched in Paris on Sunday against the bill extending the legal deadline for abortion and to make their "

10 proposals

" heard by presidential candidates, during the traditional "

March for Life

,” noted an AFP journalist.

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This year, "

the first subject is the Gaillot bill (...), an iniquitous law

" which must authorize the extension of the legal duration of the voluntary interruption of pregnancy from 12 to 14 weeks, has declared Nicolas Tardy-Joubert, president of the "

March

", during a press briefing before the departure of the procession.

“Stop pissing off the embryos”

Gathered in the freezing cold, the demonstrators - many of them teenagers and young adults - held up pink and yellow signs: "

Stop fucking with embryos

" or "

To live is a right, not a choice

".

Femen activists burst in, topless, in front of the stage set up at the end of the course, shouting “

Blessed be the 14 weeks!

“Or”

abortion is sacred

“, according to a video posted on the Twitter account of the feminist movement.

They were evacuated by the order service of the demonstration.

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According to the organizers, some 20,000 people took part in this "

March for Life

", which is held every year in January. The police headquarters counted around 4,500 demonstrators. Among them, Jacques Dumoulin, a 65-year-old retiree, came from Bordeaux with his wife Anne "

so that we recognize that life has been sacred from the start

". “

Today, we use abortion as a means of contraception

,” regrets Marie, 17, an agronomy student from Aube.

The "

second important subject

" of this mobilization "

is the presidential election

", estimated Mr. Tardy-Joubert, calling on the candidates to ensure "

that the protection of human life is a great national cause

".

"

We do not support anyone

", he added, but "

we present our 10 proposals

" to the candidates, such as "

restoring the reflection period of at least 3 days

" before an abortion or the rejection "

of assisted suicide and 'euthanasia

'.

Led by ex-LREM MP Albane Gaillot, the text allowing the extension of the legal deadline will be examined at second reading in the Senate on January 19.

Source: lefigaro

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