AFP reports that in 2013, in France-sex couples will be able to marry and adopt children.
This was announced by French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ero, speaking to members of Parliament. The Prime Minister said that from next year all couples, without discrimination of any kind, will get the right to marry and adopt children.
The new French President, Francois Hollande, who took office in May of this year, one of the campaign promises was precisely the legalization of same-sex marriages, and the resolution of such couples to adopt children.
Since 1990 in France allowed the so-called civil unions between same-sex couples, however, they have limitations.
Early last year, the Constitutional Court sought to challenge the ban on same-sex marriages. The court ruled that the constitution of the articles of the civil code, in which a marriage is a union between a man and a woman.
Permit same-sex marriage is a program of the new government. After the hearing, the majority of MPs supported the Cabinet formed after the entry Francois Hollande as president of France.