UMP Proposes Amendment to Gay Marriage Bill

The fight for same-sex marriage and adoption in France is far from over, as evidenced by the struggle between the Parti Socialiste (PS) and the Union pour un mouvement populaire (UMP). On January 8 Christian Jacob, president of the UMP in the French National Assembly, announced a motion for an amendment to the marriage equality […]

Gay Marriage: Why the Government Must Act Now!

When elected officials face a political issue, they have two ways to solve it. On the one hand, they can (and often do) try to compromise: it gives to the decision a greater legitimacy and more supporters within civil society. On the other hand, they sometimes have the opportunity to force the decision and impose […]