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Q: Virginia introduces law prohibiting WHAT demographic from marrying?

No, not gays.

A: girls age 13 and under.

Yes, it was previously legal.  Yes, this happened.  Over 200 girls under age 14 have been married since 2004 in Virginia. The current law allowed it when 1) the parents consented, and 2) the child was pregnant.

This is a question you won’t hear on the show. Sorry, just not a good fit for a show that is about having some fun with the law. But it was interesting enough to warrant a quick post.

Read more from the Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/virginia-introduces-law-to-stop-12-year-old-girls-from-getting-married-a7119091.html

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