Gay Marriage Bill Wins Support of French Lawmakers
France’s National Assembly has approved a key article of a controversial bill that would legalize gay marriage.
The measure, approved by a 249-to-97 vote Saturday, would drop the legal requirement that a marriage in France must be between two people of the opposite sex.
To become law, that measure must now be approved by France’s Senate. That is expected to happen since President Francois Hollande favors the change.