PARIS — After months of debate and massive protests, the National Assembly in France passed President Francois Hollande’s “marriage for all” bill into law on April 23.
With 331 votes in favor to the 225 votes against, the lower house approved Hollande’s draft law, which now legalizes same-sex “marriage,” allows same-sex couples to receive medical treatment for artificial procreation and adopt children.
This vote comes after months of protests, which saw unprecedented crowds taking to the streets on several occasions to condemn the bill.
Opponents say they have no plans to end the protests.
One group, La Manif Pour Tous (March for All), has organized many of the events and reported...READ MORE