Huge rally in Rome says 'no' to gay marriage

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Up to 300,000 people reportedly gathered in Rome's San Giovanni Square to protest against the teaching of gender theories in school and to support the "traditional' family" on Saturday. Protesters held banners and placards reading "United to defend marriage, family and kids" and "No to gender theories. Let's protect man to wife marriage." The protest comes as the Italian senate is debating on a civil union bill, likely to be decided on in the coming weeks. According to a recent poll published in the Italian daily La Stampa, 51 percent of Italians support gay marriage.