Gay Rights Advocates March in Wichita

By: 13 News
By: 13 News
Expressing anger and disappointment, thousands of gay-rights advocates marched across the nation Saturday in largely peaceful protests against Valifornia

The House approved the first federal ban on job discrimination against gays, lesbians and bisexuals. (AP / CBS)

Expressing anger and disappointment, thousands of gay-rights advocates marched across the nation Saturday in largely peaceful protests against California's passage of an initiative banning same-sex marriage.

Protests were held nationwide, including this one in Wichita.

This was the city's third protest.

Some in the crowd said they hoped to remind president -elect Obama of his vow to do away with the defense of marriage act.

A representative of the proposition 8 campaign said the protests would have little effect because the election is over and prop 8 has already passed.


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