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2023 Legislature - Part 5

The Wyoming Legislature is starting to wind down and, as usual, there have been failures and successes for the citizens of Wyoming. Some of the failures are catastrophic.

HB0007, Underage Marriage Amendment is one of the few successes of this session. The gist of the bill is that it raises the legal age for a person to be married to 18 years old except under specific circumstances. Currently persons under 16 years old can be married, permitting young people to be manipulated by predators for their own perversions. Once the couple is married it’s difficult for the exploited person to file charg...

 

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