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Missouri state Sen. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, listens during Senate debate of an initiative petition bill Monday, Feb. 12.
Annelise Hanshaw
Missouri Independent
Under current Missouri law, 16 and 17-year-olds are allowed to get married, to anyone under the age of 21, with parental consent. The Senate approved legislation that would prohibit issuing a marriage license to anyone younger than 18 under any circumstances.
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