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El Salvador scraps controversial law allowing pregnant minors to wed

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to abolish a controversial, 23-year-old law that allowed men to marry underage girls they had impregnated, a practice that critics charged protected sexual assailants from criminal prosecution.
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