Amy Ray returns to Mountain Stage on this week’s encore broadcast, along with her band, New York trio The Lone Bellow, progressive banjo player Alison Brown, slide guitar master and banjo champion Tony Furtado, and Nova Scotia folk group Villages. This episode was recorded at the People's Bank Theatre in Marietta, Ohio with guest host Larry Groce.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Currently there is a exemption for sexual abuse in marriage. Monday the Senate passed a bill that would change that.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
As it was originally passed in the House of Delegates, House Bill 3018 establishes 18 as the age of consent for marriage and removes the ability of an underaged person to obtain consent to marry through a guardian or courts. Friday night, the Senate took up the bill and changed the minimum age to 16 but also added that there could not be more than 4 years age difference between the two people.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
As West Virginia law stands, there is no minimum age to marry. Children can marry as young as 16 in West Virginia, with parental consent. Anyone younger than that must get a judge's waiver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
House Bill 3018 would establish 18 as the age of consent in the state and remove the ability for minors to obtain consent to marry through their parents or legal guardians.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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