Between 2000 and 2014, more than 40,000 minors were married in Texas — more than in any other state. Texas also had one of the highest rates of child marriage in the country, coming in fourth overall.
Between 2000 and 2014, more than 40,000 minors were married in Texas — more than in any other state. Texas also had one of the highest rates of child marriage in the country, coming in fourth overall. Illustration by Jacob Villanueva/ Getty Images
Between 2000 and 2014, more than 40,000 minors were married in Texas — more than in any other state. Texas also had one of the highest rates of child marriage in the country, coming in fourth overall. Illustration by Jacob Villanueva/ Getty Images

New state law seeks to reduce the number of child brides in Texas

September 28, 2017 12:49 AM