The French National Assembly has approved a law allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry and adopt children.
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The French National Assembly has voted in favour of making same-sex marriage legal.
Up to a quarter of million people have gathered in rally’s held in Paris and Lyon to support the French government’s plans to introduce marriage equality.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has promised the quick introduction of equal marriage laws and adoption laws.
President Barack Obama has continued to speak in favour of gay marriage arguing the introduction of same-sex marriage will strengthen families.
François Hollande, the President-elect of France, is expected to push for gay marriage and adoption rights for gay couples.
Socialist Francois Hollande has been elected the new President of France.
Francois Hollande will be the next French president according to early exit poll data.