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If you had done any research at all into Fraidy Reiss, you would have discovered she is a total fraud.

She wasn't "forced" into marriage at all. She fell in love with a man she met through her work and voluntarily married him. You cited her own self-authored fluff-piece as a source for her lies.

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Oh yes. He's definitely thinking about the young boys when he says "ripe, fertile" there 🤮

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The 174 number is pretty scary.

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How can we call ourselves a free society if we don't allow marriage for these ripe, fertile young ladies with their soft, white flesh? I mean, have you SEEN some of these girls outside the high school? Even the schools with dress codes!! Those pleated skirts and the socks! You can almost smell the feminine pulchritude from 500 feet if you have a court order, right? Man, I'm tellin' ya.

Fuck Ted Cruz.

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sOOO.oooo...forced into a marriage because preggo is freeedom loving, but abortions are not freedom loving.

Hm.

Wonder which one is actually freedom.

These are all terrible people

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founding

Not even good simulations of people.

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New Hampshire as a State is neither "ripe" or "Fertile", after the civil war many of its residence who traveled with the army chose to not move back to farm rock.

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‘Ripe’ is such a gross word. It somehow conjures unasked for visions of Deliverance style gothic horror shite. Is that the effect that he’s striving for?

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What? No mention of "birthing hips" as a desirable maternal trait? If you're going back to the 18th Century for your worthwhile bridal attributes, why not go all the way? 🙄😒

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"if we continually restrict the freedom of marriage as a legitimate social option, when we do this to people who are a ripe, fertile age and may have a pregnancy and a baby involved, are we not, in fact, making abortion a much more desirable alternative, when marriage might be the right solution for some freedom-loving couples?”

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"Why, if those hot, hot teenage girls can't marry their r@pists... Wait... Where was I going with this?"

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What if the "freedom-loving couple" wants to be free from having to be teenaged parents?

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I got married the first time when I was 19 and even though I graduated from college the week before I got married I WAS TOO YOUNG (hence: “first marriage). There were reasons why it happened (not pregnancy) but we later both ended up with marriage partners that we have stayed with and who were appropriate partners in our life journey (He wanted a family, I did not….I did not have children, he has two). The idea of young girls in middle school/high school getting “married” is simply horrible.

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Ta, Robyn. Very well said.

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"Ripe" and "fertile" are _precisely_ the words I expect from someone defending child marriage. Imo, even 18 & 19yos are too young to marry. My afab bff grew another inch after her 18th birthday, ffs.

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"I have to believe that very few people these days are going to shame a 15-year-old with a baby for not being married."

We thought "The Handmaid's Tale" was far-fetched too, but ... here we are.

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And I'll be a martha. You?

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One of those stains on the wall in the basement of the newspaper office.

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This old fart looks like he’d love to marry a 16 year old.

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192-174.

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May 7·edited May 7

Right.

Yes.

Scary, isn't it, that the bill was even on the floor 😳

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Jess Edwards original speech ended with “If there’s grass on the field, play ball!” but he held it back out of respect.

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