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Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s policies on social issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average French [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.


Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbasePro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to require diversity in the workplace

Social  ›  Assisted Reproductive Technology

Should assisted reproductive technology be allowed for lesbian couples?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Animal Rights

Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to protect the treatment of animals

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

  Party’s support baseNo, and increase penalties for hate speech

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Jean-Luc Mélenchon voterbaseYes