Posted on | January 28, 2011 by Roger Kiska, J.D. |
Today, the Constitutional Council of France, the nation’s highest legal authority on constitutional issues, upheld traditional marriage as between one man and one woman. The Council rejected the application of a lesbian couple who argued for the creation of a so-called “right” to same-sex “marriage” under the French Constitution. The Council held that the last subparagraph of Article 75 and Article 144 of the French Civil Code defining marriage as only between a man and a woman was indeed constitutional.
See it here.