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State of Rhode Island General Laws 15-1-2 - Marrying kindred forbidden.

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Marrying kindred forbidden.

No person shall marry his or her sibling, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, stepparent, grandparents' spouse, spouse's child, spouse's grandchild, sibling's child or parent's sibling.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 191, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 243, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 287, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 415, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 15-1-2; P.L. 2013, ch. 4, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 5, § 1.)

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