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New York Assembly Votes to Outlaw Child Marriage

New York Assembly Votes to Outlaw Child Marriage

On Thursday, the New York State Assembly voted to amend a law that allowed 14- and 15-year-olds to marry with parental and judicial consent, and 16- and 17-year-olds to get married with their parents’ permission. Under the changed law, children ages 14 to 16 can’t get married at all, and…More »

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