Advocates ask for more input, deliberation on emancipation legislation

Advocacy groups expressed support Thursday for the concept of a bill providing a path to emancipation for 16- and 17-year-olds but called for a more in-depth discussion before moving forward. Del. Vanessa Atterbeary, D-Howard, introduced House Bill 1304 to assuage concerns about another proposal, HB 191, which would ban marriage for anyone younger than 18. Opponents ...

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