It may seem trite to say that no peaceful society is perfect, but developments last week relating to the aggressive Amish cult in Bergholz, Ohio, and its strange rampage of hair and beard cutting attacks last fall, certainly support such a truism. Sam Mullet, Sr., the Bishop of the Bergholz Amish Church district and the […]

Three months after some Schwartzentruber Amish lost their case in the Kentucky Court of Appeals, they were sentenced to jail—for refusing to overlook their religious beliefs and mount orange triangles on their buggies. The story about a Graves County, Kentucky, judge putting people in jail for their religious convictions made international headlines. The issue began […]