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France’s mayors in revolt against gay marriage

France’s mayors in revolt against gay marriage

Post ID: 36304 | POSTED ON: Oct 08, 2012
 
 

PARIS — The prospect of France legalising gay marriage continues to upset some of the country’s more right wing or religious officials. Several mayors say they will refuse to marry gay couples with one claiming it will open the door to incestuous unions.

The issue of gay marriage continues to be a hot potato in France with some elected mayors declaring they will refuse to carry out ceremonies between same-sex couples if, as expected, they become legal.

France’s Socialist government are due to present a bill to parliament in 2013 which would legalise same sex marriage and grant adoption rights to gay couples.

But the prospect of two men or two women tying the knot continues to disturb some of France’s more right wing or religious politicians...Read More

 

Source : France24

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