Martinique: Is a Local Referendum on Potential Same-Sex Marriage Law Feasible?

A local Martiniquan gay rights site claims that Raymond Occolier, a local official known for past homophobic statements, has announced that he will hold a local referendum if a same-sex marriage law passes in mainland France. Le Blog de [Moi] (Fr) responds, after protracted analysis of relevant laws, that “none of the cited local entities… is [legally] competent to organize such a referendum.”

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