France took a big step towards balancing the rights of homosexuals and heterosexuals Feb. 12, when the leftist-controlled Assemblée Nationale passed draft law legalizing marriage and adoption for same-sex couples. The legislation, adopted by a vote of 329 to 229, now heads to the left-dominated upper house of parliament for expected final passage in mid-March. From there, the so-called “Marriage For All” bill will undergo routine legal and constitutional vetting before going into force as French law—probably later in spring.

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