June 8, 2017
Albany, NY

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Passage of Legislation to End Child Marriage in New York

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"It’s shocking current law allows for children as young as 14 to be married off. This administration championed ending this intolerable practice and I commend the Assembly and the Senate for passing legislation that puts an end to child marriage in New York once and for all. This is a major step forward that will protect children, prevent forced marriages, and create a safer, more just, New York for all." 

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