Ashley Duncan's family told her she was getting married at 15 to protect her 18-year-old boyfriend, the father of her child, from possible statutory rape charges. Tammy Ljungblad and Eric Adler The Kansas City Star
Ashley Duncan's family told her she was getting married at 15 to protect her 18-year-old boyfriend, the father of her child, from possible statutory rape charges. Tammy Ljungblad and Eric Adler The Kansas City Star

Hundreds of Missouri’s 15-year-old brides may have married their rapists

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Missouri’s child brides

This state has the most lenient law in the nation for 15-year-old brides. Some may have even married their rapists.

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March 11, 2018 05:30 AM