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04/19/2007


Letter Containing Gunpowder and Gay Marriage Threat Sent to Head of French Parliament

The head of French parliament is being terrorized over the coming gay marriage vote on Tuesday, The Local reports:

BartoloneClaude Bartolone, the Socialist president of France’s Assemblée Nationale (lower house of parliament) on Monday received a threatening letter containing gunpowder and demanding he defer a parliamentary vote, expected to definitively legalize gay marriage on Tuesday.

The one-page letter, signed by “an intermediary of law enforcement,” warns Bartolone that “our methods are more radical and more swift than protests”, according to French magazine L’Express.

The document concludes with the statement “You wanted war, and you’ve got it.”


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