[JURIST] Laws legalizing marriage and adoption for same-sex couples will soon be introduced in France, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told a French television station on Friday. Same-sex marriage [JURIST backgrounder] is currently banned by law in France. The prime minister's announcement comes nearly a year after the French National Assembly [official website, in French] voted to reject a bill [JURIST report] seeking to legalize same-sex marriage in France. Ayrault, who was appointed as prime minister on May 15, is a...

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