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    Mayors in France 'cannot refuse' to perform same-sex...

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    French mayors will not be allowed to refuse to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies, according to a Constitutional Council ruling.

    Seven mayors challenged the law legalising same-sex marriage, arguing that it infringed their freedom of conscience. However, the Council has rejected their appeal, stating that "freedom of conscience is not violated by officiating at weddings".

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