France says “Oui!” to Marriage Equality!

24 Apr

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After months of debates and marches, protests and counter-protests, the French legislature finally voted on the marriage equality bill yesterday. It passed 331 to 225, a resounding yes in favor of equality. This makes France the 13th country in the world to legalize same sex marriage. While it has passed both houses of Parliament, there may be some procedural hurdles to jump before becoming law, but most the people have spoken and that has the most weight.  That being said, bigots were still planning on a march this week to protest, despite losing the vote in Parliament.  Whatever, they’re totally on the wrong side of history and we all know it.

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One Response to “France says “Oui!” to Marriage Equality!”

  1. Cathi April 24, 2013 at 10:14 pm #

    http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/466/article/p2p-75600561/
    Hey jane. This funny article in the tribune about knitting needs made me think of you

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