Anti-Gay Marriage Movement Files Referendum in Protest of New Legislation

Following the passage of an historic bill legalizing gay marriage in France on February 12 in the National Assembly, anti-gay marriage movements have risen up across the country in protest of the new law. On Saturday, February 16, those opposed submitted a referendum with 700,000 signatures to the Conseil économique, social, et environnmental (Economic, Social, […]

France Continues Debate on Gay Marriage and Adoption Laws

One of Hollande’s campaign promises was to grant gay couples the right to marry and adopt. The reform was supposed to be voted on in 2013, but the debate between the French Catholic Church and the political and civil spheres has now taken center stage. The entry of the Church into the debate is linked […]