France To Pass Gay Marriage, Adoption Law

PARIS (Reuters) - France's new Socialist government is to legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday, reflecting a shift in public attitudes...

  • France to pass gay marriage, adoption law
    Gay couples in France will be allowed to get married and to adopt children from next year, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced. "In the first half of 2013, the right to marriage and adoption will be open to all couples, without discrimination," he ...
    08/26/2013 - 1:48 am | View Link
  • French Parliament Passes Gay Marriage And Adoption Bill
    France joined England in taking one more crucial step on the road to marriage equality today when the French assembly passed the controversial gay marriage and adoption bill. The AP reports: France’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a ...
    02/12/2013 - 6:44 am | View Link
  • Gay marriage, adoption law passed by France's lower house
    With the vote, France joins Britain in taking a major legislative step in recent weeks toward allowing gay marriage and adoption — making them the largest European countries to do so. The Netherlands, Belgium, Norway and Spain as well as Argentina ...
    02/12/2013 - 5:08 am | View Link
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    And she has become one of the main actors and voices in France’s fierce debate over gay marriage, adoption rights and state financing ... say that they were elected on a clear platform and will pass the “marriage for all” law, and that the ...
    01/8/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • France to pass gay marriage, adoption law
    Paris: France's new Socialist government is to legalise marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday, reflecting a shift in public attitudes in the majority Catholic nation. President Francois Hollande, who ...
    06/29/2012 - 6:26 pm | View Link
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