French government postpones proposal to change family law
Catholic World News - February 05, 2014
Following large pro-family protests in Paris and Lyon, the French government announced it would not submit family-law legislation to parliament in 2014, the Reuters news agency reported.
The decision came after Socialist lawmakers announced they would amend the proposed bill to “legalize assisted procreation for lesbian couples [and] surrogate motherhood for gay men who wanted children,” according to Reuters.
President François Hollande’s approval rating stands at 22%, and Reuters speculated that he made the decision not to submit the legislation because he wish to avoid alienating some voters.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($8,498 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!