Push to stop charging 17-year-olds as adults clears one hurdle

Friday, March 22, 2019

You have to be 18 to vote, to join the military or to get married without parental permission — but in Texas, you don’t have to be 18 to be considered an adult. State lawmakers are once again considering whether we should treat 17-year-olds as adults when they commit crimes. 

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