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Wreckless love

Editorial cartoonist John Cole takes on the “child marriage” bill

April 13, 2022 10:00 am
(John Cole)

(John Cole)

A bill sponsored by Rep. Tom Leatherwood, R-Arlington, to create a new form of marriage in Tennessee was devised to skirt same-set marriage laws but hit a snag when opponents pointed out it gave no minimum age, allowing minors to marry.

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John Cole
John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Tennessee topics appear in the Tennessee Lookout weekly. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.

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