VIDEO: Virginia is the first southern state to ban child marriage

By Amie Knowles

April 29, 2024

Here comes the bride? Of course—when she’s legally an adult! Del. Karen Keys-Gamarra, a newly elected Democrat serving Fairfax County, helped Virginia become one of just 12 states to ban marriage before 18.

@vadogwoodnews Here comes the bride? Of course—when she’s legally an adult! Del. Karen Keys-Gamarra, a newly elected Democrat serving Fairfax County, helped Virginia become one of just 12 states to ban marriage before 18. #child #children #childmarriageisacrime #childmarriageisillegal #childmarriageawareness #virginianews #virginiapolitics #childmarriageban ♬ original sound – The Dogwood

  • Amie Knowles

    Amie is Dogwood's community editor. She has been in journalism for several years, winning multiple awards from the Virginia Press Association for news and features content. A lifelong Virginia resident, her work has appeared in the Martinsville Bulletin, Danville Register & Bee and NWNC Magazine.

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