Christiane Taubira

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French Justice minister Christiane Taubira shakes hands with French... News PhotoAdoption,Christiane Taubira,Day,Debate,France,French Culture,Hand,Handshake,Legalization,Marriage Equality,Minister of Justice,Paris - France,Politics,Reform,Semi-Circle,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Justice minister Christiane Taubira (down) shakes hands with French Senate president Jean-Pierre Bel at the semicircle of the French Senate in Paris, on April 4, 2013, on the first day of the debate on the controversial bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption. While the upper house is unlikely to reject the groundbreaking reform, it is still expected to be a tight vote as the ruling Socialists enjoy a smaller majority in the Senate than in the National Assembly. AFP PHOTO/JACQUES DEMARTHON (Photo credit should read JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)