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Kentucky Bill Outlawing Child Marriage Stalled By Conservative Lobbying


A bill to stop child marriage in Kentucky was stalled by a conservative group this week. The development has left some state lawmakers furious, but some claim they just want to protect parents’ rights in the process. State Senator Julie Adams introduced Senate Bill 48 after she learned Kentucky has the third-highest rate of child marriage in the country, which was just below Texas and Florida. From 2000 to 2015, more than 10 thousand children were married in Kentucky.

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