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NC State Rep Wants To Ban Child Marriage But Other Reps Won’t Back His Bill Because They Married Minors

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: North Carolina and Alaska are the only two states that allow 14-year-olds to marry. Some North Carolina lawmakers want to stop this from happening and have said that allowing minors to marry has made the state a destination for child trafficking. Sen. Danny Britt, a Lumberton Republican, said his colleagues have told him they …

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