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Amish Beard Attack Cult

Verdict Watch Is On In Amish Beard Cutting Trial

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Jurors have wrapped up a third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in h...

Amish Shunning Central To Hate Crime Trial

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 09.16.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- In the stern, self-regulating world of the Amish, those who act out time and again by wearing the wrong clothing, going to movies or othe...

Breakway Amish Leader Ordered Beatings, 'Cleansed' Married Women With Sex

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.26.2012 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio — A breakaway Amish group accused of settling a score by carrying out hair-cutting attacks against members of their faith moved int...

Amish On Trial Ask Not To Be Called A 'Cult'

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- Seven of the 16 people charged in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio want any references to a cult or renegade group...