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Abduction for marriage   

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Every person who takes any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace or duress, compels her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1139, Sec. 156.)