Too young to see an R-rated movie but old enough to marry in Missouri

Samantha Knowles was 15 when she married her husband Dylan in Missouri. She was not pregnant and he was 17 so there was no issue with statutory rape charges. The two wanted to marry before Dylan deployed for military service.
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Samantha Knowles was 15 when she married her husband Dylan in Missouri. She was not pregnant and he was 17 so there was no issue with statutory rape charges. The two wanted to marry before Dylan deployed for military service.

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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