Gay marriage supporters confront 'straight lives matter'

Supporters of same-sex marriage have been met with a heavy police presence They interrupted a 'straight lives matter' rally opposing same-sex marriage Police attended the event at Green Park, Darlinghurst in Sydney on Saturday  Counter-protestors turned up carrying signs saying 'Nazis get the f**k out'

By Ben Hill For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:16 BST, 23 September 2017 | Updated: 08:18 BST, 23 September 2017

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Supporters of same-sex marriage have been met with a heavy police presence after they interrupted a rally against changing Australia’s laws.

Police attended the ‘straight lives matter’ rally at Green Park in Darlinghurst, Sydney on Saturday after it threatened to spill out of control.

A New South Wales Police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia 50 counter-protestors turned up at the event.

Police attended the ¿straight lives matter¿ rally at Green Park in Darlinghurst, Sydney

Police attended the ‘straight lives matter’ rally at Green Park in Darlinghurst, Sydney

Rally organiser Nick Folkes said the location wasn¿t significant, despite it being in the heart of the city¿s gay capital

Rally organiser Nick Folkes said the location wasn’t significant, despite it being in the heart of the city’s gay capital

The rally was interrupted by supporters of same-sex marriage becoming legal

The rally was interrupted by supporters of same-sex marriage becoming legal

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