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Bill aimed at ending child marriages dealt another setback as Family Foundation weighs in

03/01/2018 03:49 PM

A bill which would raise the legal age for most marriages to 18 years old and would establish a ceiling of 4 years age difference between 17-year-olds and the adult that they are seeking to marry was dealt another setback on Thursday. On Thursday morning, Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, the sponsor of Senate Bill 48, tweeted that opposition to the bill had resulted in the legislation being pulled from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s agenda. Senate Judiciary Chair Whitney... Read more 


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