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This recognized family rights when paternity is established, whether a child was born in or out of wedlock.

The results are shocking: 96 percent of babies born to African American high school dropouts are born out of wedlock.

Mother and baby homes were where young women who had conceived out of wedlock were sent to have their babies.

Accepting the conception of a child out of love—and out of wedlock.

And she was one pro-life person who repeatedly opened her home to teenage women who had become pregnant out of wedlock.

It seems to form a bond of friendship which they regard as sacred as the vows of wedlock.

Honorine de Bauvan lost her child born out of wedlock, and she always mourned it.

Take you this man to husband, you who with such calmness sought to drive others into unwilling wedlock.

When the discovery was made, the boy was born—and born out of lawful wedlock.

Women, too, whether on the street or in the holy bond of wedlock, were prone to sell their flesh.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wedlock, such as: alliance, association, coupling, espousal, mating, and matrimony.

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