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Le mariage homosexuel restera illégal en France

Voici un extrait d'un article d'Emile Picy paru sur le site yahoo.fr:

"PARIS (Reuters) - Les députés ont rejeté mardi par 293 voix contre 222 une proposition de loi du groupe socialiste visant à ouvrir le mariage aux couples de même sexe, une vingtaine d'élus de la majorité votant pour ou s'abstenant. Le groupe UMP et celui du Nouveau centre (NC) ont voté massivement contre la proposition de loi de qui propose d'introduire un nouvel article dans le Code civil. Toutefois, 9 élus UMP dont Jean-Louis Borloo, président du Parti radical, Axel Poniatowski, président de la commission des Affaires étrangères, et Franck Riester ont voté en faveur du texte.Neuf députés UMP se sont volontairement abstenus comme les anciens ministres Christian Estrosi et Nicole Ameline....

SOS HOMOPHOBIE "RÉVOLTÉE ET INDIGNÉE"

Après avoir rappelé l'existence du Pacs, qui est ouvert aux couples de même sexe ou non, le ministre de la Justice, Michel Mercier, a justifié le rejet du texte.
"Votre proposition de loi introduirait, si elle était adoptée, un changement de taille dans les valeurs de notre société dont il nous faut mesurer toutes les conséquences. Vous ne serez pas surpris : le gouvernement n'est pas favorable à ce texte", a-t-il souligné.

SOS Homophobie a déploré le sens du vote des députés.

"Les parlementaires de la majorité ont ainsi montré qu'ils et elles hiérarchisent encore les citoyen(ne)s français(es) en fonction de leur orientation sexuelle, que l'homosexualité continue d'être considérée comme inférieure à l'hétérosexualité", écrit l'association dans un communiqué.
"SOS Homophobie est révoltée et indignée par tant de mépris de la part de la majorité politique française", poursuit le texte....

Dix pays ont à ce jour légalisé le mariage homosexuel : les Pays-Bas, la Belgique, l'Espagne, le Canada, l'Afrique du Sud, la Norvège, la Suède, le Portugal, l'Islande et l'Argentine. Il faut y ajouter la ville de Mexico, cinq Etats des Etats-Unis et Washington."

A noter que la mariage gay reste illégal au Royaume-Uni. Au mois de février on avait parlé d'un éventuel projet de loi (les travaillistes et les libéro-démocrates sont pour) mais pas de nouvelles depuis. Les "civil partnerships" pour homosexuels existent depuis 2004. En France le PACS (Pacte civil de solidarité) existe depuis 1999. Il est ouvert aux hétéros et aux homos.

Mon avis? Je ne vois pas pourquoi les homosexuels ne devraient pas avoir les mêmes droits que les hétérosexuels dans ce domaine. La situation actuelle discrimine contre les gays.

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