French parliament adopts gay marriage law | Inquirer News

French parliament adopts gay marriage law

/ 11:25 PM April 23, 2013

PARIS — France’s lower house National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a bill legalizing same-sex marriages and adoptions for gay couples, defying months of opposition protests.

In its second and final reading, a majority of lawmakers approved the bill by a vote of 331 to 225.

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