Jacques-Alain Bénisti

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Jacques-Alain Bénisti
Member of the French National Assembly for Val-de-Marne
Assumed office
16 June 2002
Preceded by Jean-Jacques Jégou
Mayor of Villiers-sur-Marne
Assumed office
25 June 1995
Personal details
Born (1952-04-10) 10 April 1952 (age 64)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Political party The Republicans

Jacques-Alain Bénisti (born April 10, 1952) is a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Val-de-Marne department, and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.[1]

In 2011, Benisti created controversy when he publicly equated the legalization of same-sex marriage to the legalization of rape.[2]


  1. ^ Office of the Secretary General (2012). "Jacques-Alain Bénisti". Assemblee-nationale.fr (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Le Député UMP Jacques-Alain Benisti assimile le mariage homosexuel à la légalisation du viol ! - Blog de Arnaud MOUILLARD". Blog de Arnaud MOUILLARD.