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Same-sex marriage in France: Popping the question too soon?

President François Hollande campaigned on legalising gay marriage. Yet it’s turning into a potential political minefield for both government and opposition with polls now showing wavering support for the idea. A draft law is expected to go before the Cabinet on Wednesday to amend the law to allow marriages between same-sex couples. Join Annette Young and her panel who discuss whether this country is ready for gay marriage.

  • Tom CRAIG, Member of Party ActUP Paris
  • Franck MARGAIN, Vice President of the Christian Democratic Party
  • Laurent CHAMBON, Political Analyst
  • Dr. Jean-Pierre DICKES, Catholic Doctors' Association of France

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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