Sacha was born between midnight and one minute past on January 1, in the central French town of Moulin, becoming the first recorded baby born in 2013 ‚Äď excluding French territories.
Only the birth mother, identified as Maude, has legal rights over the child since the couple is not married ‚Äď which would change if the new, "marriage for all" bill passes, as expected, following parliamentary discussions beginning later this month. Maude and her partner, Delphine, said they hoped to marry as soon as it becomes legally possible to do so.
The bill follows a campaign pledge by Francois Hollande, and a majority of the French also support the measure according to polls. However, traditional French Catholics and political conservatives have been outspoken against the gay marriage proposal, and have organised several large protests across France, with the official support of the Church. Rallies in favour...
Here's a "fun," :-7 article, Topeka sperm donor: Child support case politically motivated or how another couple of lesbians got a child. Unfortunately, the fellow might be partially right, since the practice of artificial insemination of lesbians should not be allowed if it is done by a doctor or not!
I think France shouldn't be counting illegitimate children on such things as who was the first born in a new year.