French legislature votes in favor of same-sex marriage
February 04, 2013
In a 249-97 initial vote, France’s National Assembly has voted to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption by homosexual couples. The vote follows a massive January 13 protest against the government’s efforts to legalize same-sex marriage.
The assembly will hold a final vote on the measure on February 12.
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- Activists cheer as France paves way for gay marriage (AFP)
- Massive French demonstration against same-sex marriage (CWN, 1/14)
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