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Latest update : 2013-04-26

Same sex wedding: calm after the storm?

It was supposed to be a cakewalk. But it turned out be a wild ride. The gay marriage bill that was adopted this week ignited a wave of protests and controversy. Will it stop now that the bill has been passed? Also this week, the cabinet examined a bill proposal to moralize public life in the wake of the scandal over the Swiss bank account of the former budget minister. But it seems the ruling socialists are reluctant to embrace the move.

On the set:

  • Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine;
  • Denis Demonpion, Senior Writer, Le Nouvel Observateur Magazine.

Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo

By FRANCE 24

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