KSL – Shurtleff: Child Bride Polygamous Marriages Appear to Have Stopped

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said he believes the practice of so-called “child bride” marriages within polygamous societies has been halted.

“I’m quite confident that the practice of child-bride marriages has effectively stopped in this state,” he said in an interview Tuesday with KSL NewsRadio.

Shurtleff said to date, his office has had no direct evidence that any underage marriages are being performed in the polygamous communities within the state.

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