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Amish Hair Cutting Attacks

Beard Cutting Attacks Not Hate Crimes, Lawyers Say

AP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- Jurors have ended a second day of deliberations without a verdict in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cut...

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...

Amish Charged In Beard-Cutting Attacks Don't Want To Take Oath

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Some Amish people among 16 charged in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish are asking not to be required to swear an oath...