iOS app Android app

Marriage Under 16

Shotgun Marriage Politics: There's No Need to Ban Marriage for Youths Under 16

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.25.2014 | Miami
Steven Kurlander

Last week, Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami, got titillating headlines by proposing a law that would ban youths under age 16 from getting married. According to Stafford, Florida is in moral danger because a little more than 100 youths under age 16 exchanged vows in the state last year.