Connecticut really stands out from its neighboring states right now… in a most shameful way.
While New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and others have banned child marriage in the last few years, this relic from a sexist past remains legal, and happening at an alarming rate in the Constitution State.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense