Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A Lebanese kisses her friend as they attend a protest demanding a law that guarantees any Lebanese citizen the right to a civil marriage in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Last week, Lebanon's top Sunni cleric, Grand Mufti Mohammed Rashid Kabbani, fired back, blasting the effort to "plant the germ of civil marriage in Lebanon" with a religious edict declaring any Muslim official who participated in its legalization an "apostate." Christian leaders have been less outspoken, although they have opposed such laws in the past.
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