Demonstrators walk with a giant Mexican national flag during a march organized by representatives of the National Front for the Family, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
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Tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico City Saturday in opposition to President Enrique Pena Nieto's push to legalize same-sex marriage.Organizers of the National Front for the Family estimated at least 215,000 people participated, and while that number could not be immediately confirmed, it was clearly one of the largest protest marches in Mexico in recent years.On the other side of a police barricade separating the two sides at Mexico's Independence Monument, a far smaller crowd of same-sex marriage supporters -- perhaps a couple hundred -- listened to music and speeches.In May, Pena Nieto proposed legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.
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