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    French Senate Votes on Gay Marriage; Issue Divides Europei
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    April 03, 2013 2:54 PM
    A bill allowing same-sex marriages will go before the French senate Tuesday - the final legislative hurdle before it's signed into law. The issue has divided many European countries, including Britain, where both supporters and opponents of gay marriage are watching developments in the U.S. Supreme Court closely. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

    French Senate Votes on Gay Marriage; Issue Divides Europe

    Published April 03, 2013

    A bill allowing same-sex marriages will go before the French senate Tuesday - the final legislative hurdle before it's signed into law. The issue has divided many European countries, including Britain, where both supporters and opponents of gay marriage are watching developments in the U.S. Supreme Court closely. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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