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