Anti-Gay Protests in Chicago

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An anti-gay marriage march held in Logan square turned tense as demonstrators from opposite sides of the issue came face-to-face in the street April 27.

More than 200 anti-gay protesters assembled at Palmer Square Park to rally against equal marriage. A counter protest of approximately 100 LGBT people and allies arrived to greet them. The two sides shouted each other down in the park before marching south to Humboldt Park in an ongoing confrontation that fluctuated between friendly and explosive.

"Equal rights for all!" pro-gay demonstrators yelled in Spanish.

"One woman, one man!" anti-gay marchers shouted back.

 Read more at our media partner Windy City MediaKate Sosin, Windy City Times


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