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France: Thousands march through Paris against abortion

France, Paris
January 22, 2017 at 18:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters demonstrated against abortion in Paris, on Sunday.

Protesters carried balloons and banners reading "Keeping your baby is true freedom" and "Abortion concerns everyone." The march was dubbed the 'Walk for life' and was attended by right wing politicians; leader of the Movement for France Philippe de Villiers among them.

Villiers said, "We got the two greatest nations in the world, Russia with Vladimir Putin and USA with Donald Trump, that have got a new idea for civilisation’s survival and to restore the civic, spiritual values; moral and patriotic. I have no doubt that these two people will get along together, we know their positions and France must follow them. France has to follow this movement."

The demonstration comes just one day after an estimated 7,000 people attended the 'Women's March' in the French capital, as part of a global protest against newly elected US President Donald Trump. The Women's March used a global platform to rally for women's rights, including the right to choose.

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Thousands of protesters demonstrated against abortion in Paris, on Sunday.

Protesters carried balloons and banners reading "Keeping your baby is true freedom" and "Abortion concerns everyone." The march was dubbed the 'Walk for life' and was attended by right wing politicians; leader of the Movement for France Philippe de Villiers among them.

Villiers said, "We got the two greatest nations in the world, Russia with Vladimir Putin and USA with Donald Trump, that have got a new idea for civilisation’s survival and to restore the civic, spiritual values; moral and patriotic. I have no doubt that these two people will get along together, we know their positions and France must follow them. France has to follow this movement."

The demonstration comes just one day after an estimated 7,000 people attended the 'Women's March' in the French capital, as part of a global protest against newly elected US President Donald Trump. The Women's March used a global platform to rally for women's rights, including the right to choose.

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