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House amendment screws up Child Marriage Bill

February 9, 2018

The Florida House has adopted its version of the Child Marriage Bill that paves the way for parents to continue forcing their pregnant daughters, ages 16-17, to marry their older rapist. Last week, the Florida Senate…


Child marriage ban passes Florida Senate

January 31, 2018

Saying the measure will prevent the abuse of children, the Florida Senate on today unanimously approved a bill that would ban issuing marriage licenses to people under age 18. Senators cited a case of a woman,…