Latest update: 09/11/2012
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Gay marriage and adoption: a culture war in the making?
"Marriage for all." This is the way the Socialist government has described a bill presented to the cabinet this week to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption for gay couples. The proposal has been met with a firestorm from the Catholic Church and the conservatives, with the opposition questioning the timeliness of such a move in the midst of a major economic downturn.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Cordery, Member of Parliament, Socialist Party;
- Franck Margain, Vice President, Christian Democratic Party.