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Teen marriage bill doesn’t make it across the finish line

Senator Holly Rehder says she still doesn’t understand the logic of some lawmakers who were opposed to her bill that sought to stop 16 and 17 – year olds from getting married in Missouri …

Some GOP House members questioned the failed legislation, saying it would conflict with parental rights. Rehder claims human traffickers target states like Missouri where young teens can marry.

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