France legalizes gay marriage
Updated: Tuesday, April 23 2013, 12:15 PM EDT
FRANCE (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - France has become the 14th country to legalize gay marriage.
The announcement comes after months of debate and street protests that brought hundreds of thousands to Paris.
Ahead of Tuesday's vote thousands of police staged outside the National Assembly Building prepared for more protesting.
Same-sex weddings could begin as soon as June.