Most Americans think of child marriage as a vestige of a bygone era. And yet in every state, people under 18 are allowed to marry.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
The New Jersey legislature passed a bill Monday that will ban marriage for those under the age of 18 without exception.
By Alison Thoet
The beginning of my journey reporting this story began with a casual conversation with a friend. “I know you are writing about child marriage in Afghanistan and India and lots of other places,“ she said. “What about what’s happening here…
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, special correspondent
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