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Arkansas Law Allows Marriage at Any Age

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Arkansas Law Allows Marriage at Any Age

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Arkansas Law Allows Marriage at Any Age

Arkansas Law Allows Marriage at Any Age

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A new law in Arkansas makes it legal to say "I do" even if the couple isn't old enough talk. The law meant to say that anyone who is pregnant can get married (no matter how young) with parental consent. But an accidental word changed the meaning of the law. It says anyone who is not pregnant may get married, with parental consent. The governor says it's a waste of money to call a special session to change the law.

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