Amish Beard Cutting Trial Brings Unwanted Attention to Religious Practices

By Brittney R. Villalva , Christian Post Reporter
August 28, 2012|1:39 pm
16 men and women from a breakaway Amish group will stand trial for hate crimes that involved cutting the beards and hair off of other Amish people.
The breakaway group, led by Samuel Mullet Sr. aged 66, stands guilty of committing hate crimes, which were carried out by different group members who purposefully cut the hair of other members in their former Amish community. Hair maintenance is an important aspect to traditional Amish views. Women do not cut hair, and men do not trim their beards after they are married.


Based on the accounts I read, they deserve jail time.

Amish thugs. Plain and simple.

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