Protesters urge WA lawmakers to end child marriage – The Seattle Times

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AHA's Susanna McIntyre (left) and Michele Hanash at the child marriage protest in Washington, January 18, 2024.

OLYMPIA — People dressed in bridal gowns and veils gathered inside the Capitol on Thursday, not to get married, but to protest against child marriage in Washington state. Almost 20 protesters were seen with chained arms and taped mouths, calling on the Senate to pass House Bill 1455, which would set a minimum marriage age of 18.

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