Tuesday, April 9, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: France's Senate Approves First Same-Sex Marriage By a Vote Of 179 - 157; Largest Country in the World To Approve Marriage Equality

Earlier tonight, the Senate of France formally approved Section 1 of the law approving same-sex marriage by a vote of 179 - 157.

France officially becomes the most populous country in the world to approve marriage equality. 65 million French citizens will be able to marry whom they wish when the law becomes put into effect.

The entire set of laws needs to be voted on and passed by the Senate of France in order for it to take effect.  However, passage of the remainder is a formality.  The  most important part of the law is now approved.

Viva La France!  And great news on the marriage equality front.

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