Leaders in a dozen states across the nation are examining a question that seems more suited to a developing nation: When is it too young for a child to marry?
New York, Texas, Virginia and Connecticut each adopted new laws that boost the minimum marriage age to 18 but allow slightly younger teens to marry with parental or judicial consent. Several other states are considering legislation along the same lines.
But it’s a tough sell.
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