French MP compares gay weddings to 'unions with animals'
Brigitte Barèges sparked angry jeers in parliament during a debate on a law "to open up marriage to same-sex couples" in France.
The 58-year-old Right-winger from Montauban, southern France, appalled MPs by exclaiming: "So in that case, why not unions with animals? Or polygamy?"
Gay rights groups branded the comments "insulting and disdainful", and threatened legal action. ...
The Telegraph • May 28, 2011