Should there be a legal minimum age to be married? In Canada you have to be at least 16 (with a parent’s our court consent) but in the U.S. almost half of the states have no legal minimum age requirement.
In 11 years, from the start of 2000 to the end of 2010, there were 34,793 child marriages in the state of Texas. In Florida, there were 14,278. And in total, there were 167,233 reported child marriages in the United States.
You are the Big Broadcast Judge & Jury… what’s your verdict? Should there be a legal minimum age to be married?