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01/20/2013 10:37 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Brian Brown, NOM President, Joins France's Anti-Gay Marriage Protests

The National Organization for Marriage's (NOM) Brian Brown recently traveled to Paris, where he enthusiastically reported on the French anti-gay marriage demonstrations, which are said to have drawn thousands.

Calling his trip "a blessing," Brown is seen in video footage visiting Parisian landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Arc Arc de Triomphe, where he observes, "People are very clear they do not support [French President Francois] Hollande's move...to redefine marriage."

Though France is considered to be generally tolerant towards its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents, same-sex marriage has nonetheless been a particularly hot topic throughout the nation in recent months. Hollande's proposed legislation, which could be voted on as early as next month, would mark the biggest step forward for French LGBT rights advocates in more than a decade.

H/T Good as You's Jeremy Hooper

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