Should minors be allowed to marry in the U.S.? | The Tylt
According to some estimates, around 250,000 children were married between 2000 and 2010 in the United States. Activists say children are too young to truly understand the consequences of marriage and the practice is often done to cover up rape in closed religious communities. Others say there should not be a blanket ban because there are times when child marriage could be valid—like for custody reasons or to get spousal benefits. What do you think?
Should minors be allowed to marry in the U.S.?