by Lionel Lesur and Lisa A. Linsky

On April 23, 2013, the French Parliament gave final approval to a bill allowing same-sex couples to get married and adopt children.  This makes France the 14th country in the world to legalize marriage between same-sex couples, and the 9th in Europe.  Law No.2013-404, approving marriages between same-sex couples, was signed into law by the French President on May 17, 2013 and published in the Official Journal on May 18, 2013. To read the full article, click here.


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