French Senate adopts key article of gay marriage bill

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Senate paves way for new law after voting to redefine marriage as a union between “two individuals of different sex or of the same sex”.

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Debating late into the night on Tuesday, France’s Senate voted to approve a key article of a controversial bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption, which redefines marriage as a union between “two individuals of different sex or of the same sex”, reports France 24.