But what other outdated marriage laws exist today in the U. Read on to find out which states have (or had) the wackiest rules around. But of the five states that allow the practice—California, Kansas, Colorado, Texas and Montana—Montana is the only one that allows double-proxy weddings.Marriage by proxy, which means someone can stand in for a bride or groom who can't be present at his or her own wedding, is limited to members of the U. Essentially, neither the bride nor groom has to show up.The fact that I did not disclose this to him meant that he has learned about this in the most public and unpleasant way." Read Cylvia Hayes' full statement on her illegal marriage Hayes' admission comes after the Willamette Week discovered she had been married and divorced three times - not two - and that the previously undisclosed third marriage was to Abraham. Willamette Week uncovered the information about Hayes during its investigative reporting on Hayes' two-career life as a public official and as a private consultant.She told Willamette Week that Kitzhaber did not know about the third marriage until Tuesday afternoon. I have not had any contact with him since the divorce finalized in 2002," Hayes said. It's unclear how this new information about Oregon's first lady will affect Kitzhaber, who began an unprecedented third term as Oregon's governor in 2011.
In South Carolina it is illegal for a man over 16 years old to propose marriage and not mean it.
Of course, as long as it's different men, you can get married and divorced as many times as you like. Despite the fact that the infamous witch trials were over 300 years ago, religious conservatism is still alive in Salem, Massachusetts—at least on the law books.
Apparently, married couples are not allowed to sleep in the nude in a rented room.
John Kitzhaber."This is the most painful part for me," she said. government doesn't recognize relationships as marriages if the purpose is to evade U. immigration laws."It was wrong then and it is wrong now and I am here today to accept the consequences, some of which will be life changing.
"John Kitzhaber deserved to know the history of the person he was forming a relationship with. And I cannot predict what direction this will go," Hayes said.