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French president accused of making U-turn on gay fertility rights

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  1. Cardinal Capone 23 Oct 2012, 2:18pm

    Sounds like they’ll have the space to be bombarded with homophobia and disinformation from the Vatican and pals.

  2. Robert in S. Kensington 23 Oct 2012, 3:10pm

    No country that has allowed equal marriage has escaped the wrath of the religious cults and their supporters. I didn’t expect France to be any different. Even with no state cult, they still make a lot of noise in an attempt to thwart the issue. There was a huge backlash in Spain before PM Zapatero pushed it through, but look what happened.

    1. Cardinal Capone 23 Oct 2012, 4:55pm

      The vast majority of the Danish state church welcomed it, which is why they included church weddings.

  3. “Nobody doubts [the reform] will become law, but all opinions – political, philosophical or religious – will be heard.”

    I have on question for the prime minister: Why?

    Why the hell should a secular government, considering a secular law, for a secular act (France does not have religious marriage), take into consideration ANY “religious opinions”?

    1. the way i see it is they may well be heard but that doesnt mean they’ll be listened to heh perhaps though im being overly optimistic

  4. I am kind of in agreement with the French President. However i think such treatment should be suspended indefinitely for everyone. There are far too many people on this planet, and there is a large amount of orphaned children, and children in care, that could use loving homes.

    1. Cardinal Capone 23 Oct 2012, 4:57pm

      Why not go the whole hog and implement a one child policy like China :(

      1. once a year each village could “donate” their children… to a sort of “games”… and they could fight to the death on television, with people betting on the outcome…

  5. Everything is a matter of time, who remembers in 1999 when France introduced the PACS, confusion that was there, Today PACS is unanimity. And so it is with gay marriage

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