For the record, here’s the lawsuit by a 17-year-old Benton County woman seeking a marriage license denied by the county clerk. The crux of the suit is whether the state Code Revision Commission exceeded its authority in correcting a 2007 act to its intended purpose — to prevent marriage of people under 18 except in the case of pregnancies. As passed, the bill had the effect of allowing non-pregnant people younger than 18 to marry with parental consent.

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