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France set to pass gay marriage legislation

The French parliament is set to vote today on same-sex marriage and adoption, with the bill likely to sail through.

23rd April, 2013
Gay marriage legislation set to pass

The French parliament is set to vote today on same-sex marriage and adoption, with the bill likely to sail through.

After several anti-gay-marriage protests - many of which turned into a lightning rod for anger over President Francois Hollande’s economic policies - the bill will be voted on at 4:15 p.m. Paris time.

It was put forward by Hollande’s Socialist Party, which has a majority in the National Assembly. The French Senate approved...

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